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In My Own Words:

"In My Own Words Downtown," will be held this semester for English 0190 and 1100 courses on the downtown campus—Many of us instructors assign personal narratives, and that is almost all you need to do toparticipate in IMOW!  Please see below for guidelines:

Guidelines for "In My Own Words 5.0," Autumn 2013

* Participating first-year composition 0190 and 1100 classes (and OSUM equivalents) will select their two best personal narrative essays (two finalists for each class)--determined  by instructor, class vote, blind peer review, or whatever suits your needs.
* Faculty will submit the finalist essays for all of their participating classes to Ben McCorkle ( AND Nancy Pine ( via e-mail or print copies no later than Friday, October 18th.
* All finalists will be judged by a panel of OSUM and CSCC English faculty.  All participating finalists will receive bookstore gift cards with the top three earning   incrementally larger bookstore funds.
* There will be a reading in the balcony area of the Cyber Cafe, Delaware Campus,  Wednesday, November 20th, from 4:30 - 6:30 pm.  Students are encouraged to participate, but it is not required to be eligible for the competition.  The top three essays will be announced at this reading.  All students present for the reading will receive their gift cards then; otherwise, for students unable to attend, faculty may pick up gift cards to distribute to their students

In My Own Words Spring 2013: Delaware Campus Video