Hum 202 syllabus W11 - 1 Winter2011 Dr Charlotte A Stanford [email protected] Office 3047 JFSB Phone 422-4604 Office Hours Thursdays 2-3 or by

Hum 202 syllabus W11 - 1 Winter2011 Dr Charlotte A Stanford...

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Humanities 202 SyllabusWinter 2011Dr. Charlotte A. Stanford[email protected]Office: 3047 JFSBPhone: 422-4604Office Hours: Thursdays 2-3 or by appointmentTA: Sarah Bennion, [email protected]COURSE OVERVIEWThis course is intended to allow students to examine humanistic values, arts and ideas in Western civilization from the Renaissance to the current era by identifying and analyzing works of literature, art and music in their historical context. Students will learn not only what some of the greatest works are, but why they are great, and howthey exemplified and challenged the ideas of their time.In order to allow students the best opportunities to consider and reconsider these ideas, both writing and in-class discussion opportunities are essential parts of this course.POLICIES AND REQUIREMENTSClass Attendance and ParticipationActive class participation is a key factor in learning. Everyone, including the professor, gains a greater interest and appreciation in the works and ideas we study when we share insights and observations with one another. Participation requires a firm commitment from students to contribute to the class. All students should expect to participate verbally from time to time, but participation also involves courteous and attentive behavior. Participation also requires a firm commitment from you to contribute to the class. Good participation begins with regular attendance. Attendance will be taken every day. Students who are present on time when the class roll is called will recieve 2 points. Students who arrive after their name is read from the class roll will recieve 1 point. The four lowest scores of the term will be dropped for attendance. Attendance may not be made up.Student PresentationsThere will be four presentations during the semester. A missed presentation cannot be made up or given late. Three are group presentations while the fourth is an individual presentations. Details on these assignments are posted separately on Blackboard.PapersThere will be two papers for this course. Both of them are critical essays, each a minimum of 1,500 words. They are each due in class on the day assigned.Details on paper assignments are posted separately on Blackboard and will be handed out and discussed in class.1
ExamsThe exams include matching, multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, short answer, and an essay portion. The final exam WILL be comprehensive. A sample exam will be posted on Blackboard to help you prepare and see the exam format in more detail.

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