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Page 1 of 19 SOC 101 – Introductory Sociology – Spring 2011 SLN 26491/ 27280 - eCollege Syllabus Table of Contents Subject Page 1. Instructor’s Name and Email 3 2. TA’s Name and Email 3 3. Required Materials Textbook 3 Internet Connection 3 Downloading Capability 3 ASU email (Gmail) account 3 4. Learning Studio Resources 3 5. Abbreviations used in this Syllabus and course-in-general 3 6. Skills and Attributes Needed to Succeed in this Online Course 3 7. R-Rated and Controversial Course Content 4 8. Course Format 4 9. Office Hours 4 10. Emails Response time to your emails 4 Email Composition and Etiquette 4 11. Due Dates, Deadlines and Time Zone Differences 4 12. Requests for Incompletes 5 13. Drop/Add and Withdrawal Deadlines 5 14. Accommodation of Students with Disabilities 5 15. Academic Dishonesty 5 16. Grading General Grading Policies 6 By when will my posts be graded? 6 What if I post on time but still don’t have a score after 8 days? 6 What if I have a question about or want to challenge a grade I receive? 6
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Page 2 of 19 Grading Policies 7 Point Breakdown of Course Elements 7 How to calculate your grade at any point during the semester 7 Grading Scale 7 17. Testing Number, type and point-value of tests you will take 7 Installation and use of ExamGuard 7 The ExamGuard Practice Test 7 For Help with Test-taking Problems in Learning Studio 7 Mechanics of Test-taking 7-8 Test Policies 8-9 Test Schedule (Original Intervals) 9 Material Covered on each Test 9-11 Makeup Schedule (Test Makeup Intervals) 11 Makeup Policies 11 18. Videos How to access the videos in this course 12 Troubleshooting video problems 12 19. Discussion Forums Number and types of forum-posts you will be doing 12 Criteria used to grade your posts 1. What it means to be “substantive” 12-14 2. What it means to be “timely” 14 3. What it means to be “accurate” 14 How to post in the Discussion Forums 14 Posting Deadlines 14 20. Assignment Descriptions and Instructions General Information 14 Assignment Point Values and Due Dates 15 Assignment Descriptions 15-17 Writing Quality 17-18 How to submit an assignment to the Dropbox 18 Problems to avoid when submitting assignments 18 21. 18 22. How to Schedule your Weekly Activities in this Course 18 23. Course Outline 19-21 24. Master List of Coursework Responsibilities 22
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Page 3 of 19 SOC 101 – Introductory Sociology – Spring 2011 SLN 26491/ 27280 – eCollege Instructor Dr. Lisa Grey Whitaker Email: [email protected] TA Hilary Haseley Email : [email protected] Required Materials: Textbook : Getting Started in Sociology , FOURTH edition; published 2010 by McGraw- Hill. The ISBN is: 0078039517 A hard-wired, high-speed internet connection with anti-virus software installed and operating Downloading capability:
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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Syllabus - Page 1 of 19 SOC 101 Introductory Sociology...

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