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papers you submit; attending class consistently
and providing thoughtful answers to the
questions should prove to be an easy way to
polish up your course grade. !
! CLASSROOM DECORUM: It s all about respect,
considerateness, and common sense!
I respect each of you and will attempt to show
you every courtesy; I have not forgotten what it is
like to be a student in a large class, and so I will
attempt to do everything I can to enhance your
learning experience. I respect the value of your
time—I pledge to start class on time and end
class on time each day that we meet, and I
always attempt to make presentations interesting
and user-friendly. In return, I ask that you each
show respect for your fellow students and for
instructors ! CELL PHONES and LAPTOPS !
(and other small useful toys)!
Cell phones must be turned off and stashed during
class. A ringing cell phone is a huge distraction for
the entire room, but even silent use of cell phones
during class (texting etc.) can be a distraction for
nearby classmates. NO TEXTING please…it s
potentially distracting to the person next to you.
Class is only 70 minutes long—please just put em
away until 2:00. !
(plus youʼll usually get a text-a-licious break
somewhere in the middle)!
! ACADEMIC HONESTY and its antithesis!
I fully expect this will not be an issue this term, but please note: Any
incidence of academic dishonesty may result in dismissal from this
course, at the discretion of the instructor. I m not kidding—I have
done this in prior classes where I thought circumstances warranted it
—even when the dishonest act concerned a relatively minor element
of the course (in terms of its point value). ! !
For me this is a very serious issue. The penalty for academic
dishonesty is not limited to loss of credit for the exam or assignment
in question. It may cost you a passing grade in this class, and it
certainly will be...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2013 for the course DSN S 183 taught by Professor Cunnally during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.
- Spring '08