GET LIT! Firing Up Students for Hard-to-Sell Classes

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<ul><li> 1. Get Lit! San Jacinto College Central English DepartmentsCelebration of Great Literature</li></ul> <p> 2. Get Lit! </p> <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Share our love of great literature </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Engage with students outside the classroom </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Provide students with college experience </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Increase enrollment in sophomore literature classes </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 3. Get Lit! </p> <ul><li>Elements: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Faculty &amp; student readings </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Art displays </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Theatre stage design </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Foreign language cultural displays &amp; dances </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Distribution of course descriptions </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Costumed faculty &amp; students </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Food </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 4. Get Lit! </p> <ul><li>Logistics: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Reserving high-traffic location </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Determining committee responsibilities </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Scheduling the readings/performances </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Ordering tables, chairs, microphones </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Advertising to College community &amp; students </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Manning the table areas </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Mingling with students </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 5. Get Lit! 6. Get Lit! Wednesday, November 8; 8-12:30Join the SJC Central Englishdepartment as we celebrate great American literature in the lobby between the ILC &amp; Admin Bldg.Food, drawings, music,dramatic readings, costumes, free textbooks, fun! Get Lit! 7. Get Lit! 8. Get Lit! 9. Get Lit! 10. Get Lit! 11. Get Lit! 12. Get Lit! 13. Get Lit! 14. 15. Get Lit! 16. Get Lit! 17. Get Lit! 18. Get Lit! 19. Bards Bash 20. Bards Bash 21. Bards Bash 22. Bards Bash 23. Bards Bash 24. Bards Bash 25. Bards Bash 26. Bards Bash 27. Bards Bash </p>