Examinations will include all materials assigned or discussed in a particular section of thecourse (sections of the course are outlined in the course schedule on the following pages). Thesematerials will generally consist of lecture notes and reading assignments. The final examinationfor this course will not be comprehensive.
: If an examination is missed due to illness or emergency circumstances, the student must notify this instructor or the Human Development and Family Studies Office (348 - 6158) of his/her absence
the time of the exam. Any examinationthat is not completed by the end of the course will be scored as a 0 (zero). Students missing twoor more examinations should withdraw from the course.
: All students in attendance at the University of Alabama are expected to be honorable and to observe standards of conduct appropriate to a community of scholars. TheUniversity expects from its students a higher standard of conduct than the minimum required toavoid discipline. Academic misconduct includes all acts of dishonesty in any academically related matter and any knowing or intentional help or attempt to help, or conspiracy to help,another student.The Academic Misconduct Disciplinary Policy will be followed in the event of academicmisconduct.
: The University of Alabama is committed to helping students to upholdthe ethical standards of academic integrity in all areas of study. Students agree that theirenrollment in this course allows the instructor the right to use electronic devices to help preventplagiarism. All course materials are subject to submission to Turnitin.com for the purpose of detecting textual similarities. Turnitin.com will be used as a source document to help studentsavoid plagiarism in written documents.
: The Code of Student Conduct requires that students behave in a mannerthat is conducive to a teaching/learning environment. Students who engage in behavior that is disruptive or obstructive to the teaching/learning environment will be subject todisciplinary sanctions outlined by the Code of Student Conduct. Disruptive/obstructive behavioris not limited to but may include the following: physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, stalking,intimidation harassment, hazing, possession of controlled substances, possession of alcoholic beverages.
: The Department of Human Development and Family Studies iscommitted to providing an atmosphere of learning that is representative of a variety of perspectives. In this class, you will have the opportunity to express and experience culturaldiversity across a variety of topics. You are encouraged to not only take advantage of theseopportunities in your own work, but also, learn from the information and ideas shared by otherstudents.
: Students with disabilities are encouraged to register with theOffice of Disability Services, 348-4285. Thereafter, you are invited to schedule appointments tosee me during my office hours to discuss accommodations and other special needs.
Inclement Weather Policy
: If the University remains open, class will be held as scheduled.However, if severe or adverse weather conditions prohibit your attendance from class orthreaten your safety, a reasonable effort will be made to accommodate you. In the event that theUniversity is closed on the day an examination is scheduled the examination will beadministered during the following class.