Exams (2 @ 20 points each = 40 points)
– Two exams will be given during the term.They are to be considered as markers of your progress in the class. In this capacity,exams will serve to indicate any problems in the comprehension and/or application of material covered. As the term progresses, they will require application, analysis andsynthesis of material covered in all readings, class discussions, videos, homeworkassignments, and in-class activities and presentations.
Exams cannot be made up. If you know you will not be in class on a day that an exam will be given, be sure tonotify me as soon as possible.
GRADING SCALE A 100-93 B+ 89-87 C+ 79-77 D+69-67 A- 92-90 B 86-84 C 76-74D66-64B- 83-80C- 73-70D-63-60GRADING GUIDELINES:
; including excellent coverage of content and flawless use of language/mechanics
“B” work: good
; solid coverage of content, language/mechanics in need of minor revision/ editing
; barely meets course expectations in coverage of content,language/mechanics in need of revision/editing
“D” work: poor
; meets minimal course expectations in coverage of content,language/ mechanics in need of extensive revision/editing
“F” work: unacceptable
; does not meet course requirements or expectations incontent, incomprehensible or incoherent language/mechanics
“0” (zero):assignment was not turned in
: The University of Central Florida is committed to providingreasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities. This syllabus is availablein alternate formats upon request. Students with disabilities who need accommodationsin this course must contact the professor at the beginning of the semester to discussneeded accommodations. No accommodations will be provided until the student hasmet with the professor to request accommodations. Students who needaccommodations must be registered with Student Disability Services, Student ResourceCenter Room 132, phone (407) 823-2371, TTY/TDD only phone (407) 823-2116, beforerequesting accommodations from the professor.
: Plagiarism and Cheating of any kind on an examination, quiz, or assignment will result at least in an "F" for that assignment (and may, depending on the severityof the case, lead to an "F" for the entire course) and may be subject to appropriate referral to the3