Service-Learning Writing Project
Agreement and Proposal


Student Writer

April Sobecki
Phone: 734.751.9238


27 Student Services
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

Contact Person

Karen McKnight Casey
Phone: 517.353.4400 ext. 198
Fax: 517.353.2597

Date of Agreement

February 11, 2009


1. Specific subject/topic/title for project:

The history of and then some.

2. Specific audience for project:

The City of East Lansing and MSU students.

3. How will the document be used by the agency:

About Us section of YouVote on the website.

4. Goals for project:

Educate the audience of YouVote; to make sure that everyone understands the importance of voting and how to register to vote, especially for MSU students.

5. Estimated length of writing project:

Our YouVote video is to be around 1 minute and 30 seconds.

6. Comprehensive outline of project:

We will create a short video of as many common faces as we know with them saying "YouVote".

7. How will the writers get most of the information they need:

We will get most of the information online using YouVote and Youtube.

8. Project format for agency - remembering a version will be included in your SLWP webfolio (typed hard copy? CD/DVD? brochure? newsletter? only online? other?):

Video with as many famous faces we can get.


1. Estimated time needed for research:

About 10 weeks

2. Schedule for study group meetings with classmates engaged in the same project :

April 23, 2009

3. Schedule for conferences with agency contact person:

No conferences were scheduled with Karen.


For Progress Updates

February 25, 2009
March 4, 2009

For Audience Assessment

First Draft: February 16, 2009
Final Draft: April 24, 2009

For Rough Draft/s to be Reviewed by Contact Person

April 22, 2009

For Review at the Writing Center

Will be scheduled at a later time if needed.

For Final Copy

April 27, 2009

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