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Hurricane or Other Natural Disasters : In the event of a hurricane or other natural disaster the School of Social Work will adhere to the opening and closing schedule determined by the University. If such an event occurs, students are asked to refer to local radio and television community safety alerts and instructions as their primary source of information. If communication systems remain operable, School schedule instructions will be recorded for students on the voicemail of the School of Social Work main number 305-899-3900. When unanticipated events occur and the University is officially closed, opportunities for students to fulfill all outstanding course requirements will be provided. VIII. TEACHING METHODOLOGIES A variety of instructional approaches may be utilized and dictated by the context of each course and each course session. When relevant, guest speakers may be invited into the learning environment by the professor or the learning environment may move beyond the University grounds. APA Style Writing Requirements : The School of Social work uses the American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style Publication Manual as the standard for formatting all academic citations and reference materials. Students are required to utilize the APA format for all written materials and assignments. APA formatting is not strictly followed in this syllabus in order to save paper. Thus, you should not use this syllabus as a substitute for the official APA manual. The latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is a required text for all courses. Assignments : Each student is expected to complete all course readings and assignments as assigned by their instructor. Assignments must be supported by scholarly references from professional literature sources and reflect stude nts’ knowledge of the subject matter and application of critical thinking skills. Assignments may include but are not limited to: in-class examinations, take home examinations, research papers, process recordings, book reviews, annotated bibliographies, individual and/or group presentations, student forums and debates, and community projects. The exact structure, combination, and number of course assignments requirements will be determined by the instructor. Electronic Submission of Assignments : Original hardcopies of all written assignments are required unless the instructor has given explicit instructions for students to electronically submit their work directly to the course designated site. With respect to either hardcopies or electronic
SW 687 Leadership, Advocacy and Policy Practice Page 8 of 21 SP2017 submissions, instructors may utilize a variety of methods to evaluate the quality and substantiate the authenticity of documents submitted by students. Evaluations may include, but are not limited to, the use of computer software designed to detect plagiarized content.

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