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AFR 105African Environments - FALL 2019Dr. Bronwen Powell
Instructor: Dr. Bronwen Powell(call me Bronwen or Dr. / Prof. Powell)How to reach me: Canvas or email ([email protected])Office Hours: Thurs. 4:30-5:30pmOffice: Walker 314Do you know how / how not to email a professor?
PointseachPointstotalOpen-book quizzes x 6(lowest mark will be dropped)5 x 525%Mid-terms20 + 1030%Assignments x 4(lowest mark will be dropped)10 x 330%Participation/ in-class activities10%Engagement5%TOTAL100%
Assignments = 30%4 assignments in the course x 10% each (lowest dropped)Topic, assigned by the instructor (not always the same asyour classmates)Submitted electronicallyRead instructions and RUBRIC carefullyCite information you refer to (any format, foot notes, endnotes, APA, other)Come to class for instructions on how to succeed
Mid-term Exams = 30%In classShort answer and multiple choiceA review of material will be done in the class beforeSame or similar questions on the mid-terms as you seein the quizzes on CanvasQuizzes = 25%6 quizzes during the semester, only the 5 best gradeswill be keptOpen bookon CanvasMUST BE COMPLETED INDEPENDENTLYTo help you keep up with the material and get an ideafor the types of questions you will encounter on themid-terms
Participation Activities = 10%Based on in-class discussion with the class and groups ofyour peersWill distinguish those who are paying attention, doing thereading and actively participating from those who are justdoing the bare minimum…Pass/ Fail, but if you have not done enough you will beasked to re-do it to get the points for completion/participation
Engagement = 5%Class Conduct:..failure to abide by these guidelines may mean deductionsfrom your “Engagement” mark:Cell phones must be stored in a pocket or bagLaptop use is limited to course related activityAttend class regularly and on-time and conduct yourself with thehighest respect for the instructors and your fellow students.

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