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Attendance Policy Class participation is essential for discussion. Students are expected to attend all classes. Roll will be taken at the beginning of every class. Students will be allowed to miss up to three classes without penalty. After students have three unexcused absences the letter grade for the course will be lowered. Each subsequent absence will result in a lower letter grade. If students miss a class, they are responsible for turning in the assignment for that day.
Absences will be considered excused for:
§ University sponsored trips § Student illness or serious illness of an immediate family member § Death of an immediate family member Students must notify the instructor in advance and provide verification if he/she will miss a class for an excused reason. If a student must miss a test or assignment, written notification must be given prior to the due date.
Evaluation Tests Two examinations will be given during the semester. They will cover the assigned reading in the textbook, lectures, discussions, handouts and any additional material assigned.
Papers and Assignments All written assignments should be typed, double spaced on 8 ½ X 11 paper and stapled. Papers will be evaluated based on accuracy of information, appropriate grammar and correct spelling.
All papers are due on the assigned dates. Late papers and assignments will NOT be accepted.
Journal Entries Journal entries will be submitted via e-mail to the instructor.
Quizzes Quizzes will be given during the semester. They will cover the assigned reading in the textbook, lectures, handouts and any additional material assigned. Unannounced quizzes may be given.
Out of Class Experiences Each student will be expected to participate in a variety of out of class activities and submit a small written report about the experience. More information will be available about specific activities throughout the semester. See orientation class assignment booklet.
§ Sporting event, written description, proof of attendance § Major Fair – REQUIRED OCTOBER 17, 11:30 – 2:30pm, Powell Lobby § EKU Student Organization or Club Meeting, written description § Cultural Activity (seminar, gallery event, music, or theater), written description Presentations Students will be expected to use the skills learned in the class to present on a topic assigned by the instructor.
Participation Students will earn point for their participation during in class discussions.
Academic Integrity Policy Each student is expected to do his/her own work. Cheating will not be tolerated. Any student who is found to be cheating will automatically fail the course and the proper University officials will be notified. See the 2006-2007 Student Handbook for the University policy concerning plagiarism and cheating.
Students with Disabilities Any student in need of academic accommodations and who is registered with the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities should make an individual appointment with the instructor to discuss accommodations. Upon individual request, this syllabus can be made available in alternative forms. Any student not registered with the Office of Services for Individuals with Disabilities who has need of academic accommodations should contact the Office in the Student Services Building at 622-1500 or 622-2933.
16 12/5 Diversity Presentations/Review For Exam 12/7 Final Exam-Final Class