Syllabus WDW152 Tuesday Section

I cannot proofread assignments via email before

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ent Seminar 6 20% Final Essay Seminar 9 30% Final Test Seminar 12 20% Participation in classes and in co- curricular activities Ongoing 15% Discussion Board: Each week, students are expected to react to a topic for debate posted by the Professor on the Blackboard Discussion Board. Students should respond to each week’s debate topic in at least 150 words, and are encouraged to add comments to each other’s entries following the same rules of respectful critical engagement that apply to our in- class discussion forum (see discussion board protocol below). Each student’s entry should take a position in response to the question or topic by referring to concepts in that week’s readings and illustrate with some empirical examples. Each week’s reaction must be posted on Blackboard BEFORE the beginning of EACH class. Online Discussion Board grades will be assessed as follows: A= The student posts a reaction of approximately 150 words in at least 9- 10 weeks (the first and last seminars are not required), the reaction takes an insightful position on the topic for discussion, makes specific connections to concepts in that week’s readings, and draws on examples from current events (either local, national or international). The student routinely adds insightful comments to other students’ posts that further the online discussion. B= The student posts a reaction of approximately 150 words in at least 7- 8 weeks, the reaction takes a position on the debate topic, makes connections to concepts in that week’s readings and provides some empirical examples. Most weeks, the student adds adequate comments to other students’ posts to further the online discussion. C to D= The student posts a reaction of approximately 150 words in at least 5- 6 weeks; the reaction takes a position on the debate topic and shows some connections to that week’s readings. Some weeks, the student adds relevant comments to other students’ posts to further the online discussion. Discussion Board Protocol: • Check the discussion frequently and respond on topic. • Use content- specific subject headings (e.g., "oil sands in Alberta" versus "my posting"). • Avoid posting several of your contributions at the same time and/or at the last minu...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online