Ongoing student progress in this course is evaluated based on class
participation, out-of-class assignments, in-class quizzes, and in- and
out-of-class written responses. Letter or number grades
may not be provided for all assigned daily work.
Each student will participate in a final collective research project and report on a
selected theme related to the subject of the course. There will also be a
comprehensive final exam covering the goals, vocabulary and subject competencies
of the class. Instructor reserves the right to
grade any assignment except the collective Project and Exam pass/rewrite/fail (A,
Rewrite, or F). If this is ever done, it will be applied to the whole class.
Grades on major graded assignments will be A, B, C, D and F. There are no "plus"
or "minus" grades.
In order to pass, students must complete all required major elements of the course as
Any student failing to submit a completed Wiki with all
the assigned Progymnasmata, two Campus Event Reports, a Student Organization
Report, or a
Project (including presentation) or failing to sit for the Final Exam will receive a grade of "F" for the
course. Any student who will not be able to attend the Final Exam at the
scheduled date and time may request to take the exam early.
will be based on the following components:
Wiki (Progymnasmata): 20%
Speaking Activities (2): 5% each
Campus Event Reports (2) 5% each
Student Organization 10%
KTEP Listener Reports. 10%
Collective Research Report: 15% (Written Report 10%, Collective
UNIV 1301 Survey. 5%
Final Exam: 10%
Credit is available for certain extra event reports related to the theme of
this course, or for certain other special events. Ask instructor for details if interested.
Extra credit may also be offered at the Instructor's option for
extraordinary work clearly beyond the level of the course. This type of
extra credit is rare, and may not be requested.
Guiding principle for assessment: "Results count." Though "good faith effort" is
important in regard to the Instructor's willingness to help you achieve
good results, in the grading process, it will not substitute for results.
“Incomplete” grades are available except in well-documented cases clearly beyond the
student’s control. Missing graded work (or work on which rewrite is
requested and not completed) will be graded "zero."
* Students who are on
scholarship, who are receiving financial aid, who need to maintain
athletic eligibility or who have been
placed on academic probation must be aware of the requirements
necessary to remain in good
standing with respect to their particular situations.
It is the student’s responsibility to satisfy the
course requirements necessary to remain in good standing.
The instructor will not make any special provisions.
is required. If
you are unable to attend a class session, please advise the Instructor
by e-mail so you may get information on what work you missed. After 3 absences,
excused or unexcused, you may be dropped without further
notice. Students are
expected to make proper arrangements to attend every class session and to do
assignments; family or job obligations, transportation problems or child care
difficulties do not excuse absences or missing classwork.
Students with disabilities are
expected to adhere to attendance class requirements the same as other students
without disabilities. However, for a few students because of the nature of
their disability it may preclude them from attending class regularly,
the Instructor will discuss with the
student needing “absence consideration” the maximum amount of absences he/she
can have and still receive credit for the course. .Maximum amount of absences will
be determined by the Instructor in consultation with DSSO
EXTENDED TIME ON
COURSEWORK: A student may be eligible for this
accommodation if he/she has a substantial limitation: