1.To earn a passing grade (“A,” “B,” or “C”) students must have completed
all paragraphs and essays, and achieved an average of 70% or
better for the course.
The student’s final grade will be
determined by his/her performance in the following areas:
10%Reading Project (Assignment is at the
discretion of the instructor)
20%Reading Response Essay
40%Daily work (journal, exercises, quizzes)
2.To earn a passing grade (“A,” “B,” or “C”) students must have completed
all exams, paragraphs, and essays and achieved an average of 70%
or better for the course.
3.Students who have not met the course requirements or have not earned anaverage of 70% or better for the complete course will need to
retake ENGL 0310.
Students who are on
scholarship, who are receiving financial aid, who need to maintain
athletic eligibility, or who have beenplaced on academic probation must be aware of the requirements
necessary to remainin good
standing with respect to their particular situations.It is the student’s responsibility to satisfy the
course requirements necessary to remain in goodstanding.The instructor will not make any special provisions.
Informal grades: Not all your work will be graded for credit.
Somepractices and homework will be graded on an informal basis, as follows:
Good = B+
or Adequate = C
or Inadequate = D
or Reject = F (Needs to be rewritten and turned back in within 10
days to avoid a penalty)
Penalties: A "contempt" penalty of 7 points or more (off your
final grade) will be applied for each incident of non-participation in class,
here defined as sleeping or pretending to sleep in class, refusing to respond
appropriately to Instructor, or behavior that is hostile to the educational
process or which shows a clear attitude of contempt for the course, the
Instructor, classmates or visitors to the class. A "contempt"
penalty of seven points will also be applied for each incident of failure to keep or refusal to
use a functioning e-mail account. Before a "contempt penalty" is
applied, you will be asked in writing to show cause why the penalty should not
apply, and will be given five calendar days to respond in writing.
Each one of
you have access to computers at the various lab sites on campus - especially
LACIT (you pay a technology fee each semester for this). So, excuses such as: