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• Please do not disrupt the class with disruptive and distracting behavior. In addition to cell phone calls and
text messaging, this includes talking during lecture, reading the newspaper or other books, studying for
other classes, playing electronic games, sleeping, etc.
“Texas A&M University supports the principle of freedom of expression for both instructors and students. The
university respects the rights of instructors to teach and students to learn. Maintenance of these rights requires
classroom conditions that do not impede their exercise. Classroom behavior that seriously interferes with either (1)
the instructor’s ability to conduct the class or (2) the ability of other students to profit from the instructional progr am
will not be tolerated. An individual engaging in disruptive classroom behavior may be subject to disciplinary action.
When a student’s behavior in a class is so seriously disruptive as to compel immediate action, the instructor has the
authority to remove a student from the class on an interim basis, pending an informal hearing on the behavior.” For
more information, please see http://student-rules.tamu.edu/rule21.htm
QUESTIONS? Please Ask! ARCH 249 Spring 2010 Prof. Glowacki
Page 4 Schedule of Lectures, Reading Assignments, and Exams
PART ONE: PREHISTORIC ARCHITECTURE, THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST, EGYPT, AND GREECE
Tuesday, January 19: Course Introduction
Reading: Buildings Across Time, Introduction, pp. 1-7, Chapter 1 The Beginnings of Architecture, pp. 9-14.
Thursday, January 21: Prehistoric Architecture
Reading: Buildings Across Time, Chapter 1 The Beginnings of Architecture, pp. 9-14.
Tuesday, January 26: The Ancient Near East, Mesopotamia, and Persia
Reading: Buildings Across Time, Chapter 1 The Beginnings of Architecture, pp. 14-20.
Thursday, January 28: Near East (cont); The Architecture of Ancient Egypt
Reading: Buildings Across Time, Chapter 1 The Beginnings of Arc...
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