Students are required to attend all classes and attendance will be taken. Absences will notbe excused unless granted by the instructor prior to class. All medical excuses must bedocumented in writing by a physician. Assignments must be completed as scheduled in theCourse Outline. No late assignments will be accepted unless an extension is granted by theinstructor prior to the due date, which is the beginning of each class-day as noted on the CourseOutline. Students are required to know and understand UVM’s academic honesty policies andthe potential consequences of infractions.In accordance to college academic standards, students must complete readingassignments, a photo essay, a reaction paper, two one hour exams, and three research projectsReading assignments facilitate an ability to participate successfully in class discussions and,along with in-class activities, enable essential course knowledge. The two one-hour examsprovide a quantitative assessment of your progress. The second exam is cumulative, but willfocus primarily on recent material. All exams must be taken at the scheduled time. TheTelevision Content Analysis, and Grocery Store and Cemetery Investigation projects (see courseoutline) require additional “
” including data collection, manipulation, and presentation.All written assignments must typed in 12 pitch font, double spaced with one inchmargins, left justified and, if necessary, include a references cited section. College level writingskills are expected. Research papers may be resubmitted for grade-change prior to Aug 3, 2013.
If you are having academic difficulty with this course or have other problems that arepreventing you from performing to your potential, it is advised that you inform the University,and me, of your situation as soon as you recognize the problem. UVM student counseling isreadily available, caring, and concerned. Do not wait until the last minute, or the end of thesemester, as academic solutions are monitored and limited.
Personal Photo Essay ……… 10 pointsReaction paper ……..……… 20 pointsFirst Exam …………………. 25 pointsTV Content Analysis……… 30 pointsGrocery Store Analysis …… 25 pointsCemetery Investigation ……. 35 pointsSecond Exam ……………... 35 pointsClass participation ………… 20 pointsTotal Available Points …… 200 points
A+ 190-200 points C+ 152-157A 180-190 C 144-151A- 175-179 C- 138-143B+ 170-174 D+ 130-137B 164-169 D 120-129B- 158-163 F >120