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Course TextNote: The following text is available as an eBook (electronic book). It will be provided to you via an emailfrom the Walden University book store. Laureate International Universities Publishing. (2014). Essential guide to APA style for Waldenstudents. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader].NOTE: This text is provided as an e-book (electronic book), and a link that allows you to download it willarrive in your Walden e-mail.It is strongly recommended that you download the e-book to the e-bookbookshelf. You will reference the e-book throughout your program. Other readings (journal articles, websites, book excerpts, etc.) are assigned throughout the course andmay be found within each week.Walsh, M. L., Pezalla, A., & Marshall, H. R. (2014). Essential guide to critical reading and writing.Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing.Course Readings ListThe Course Readings List contains all of the required Walden Library resources for this course. Pleaseclick on the following link to access the list: SOCW 6002 Course Readings ListMediaAssigned course media elements may be found in one or more weeks of the course and are available via astreaming media player or a hyperlink to the individual item.Course ScheduleAll assignments are due by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (MT) on the day assigned (which is 1:59 a.m.Eastern Time (ET) the next day). The time stamp in the classroom will reflect Eastern Time (ET),regardless of your time zone. As long as your submission time stamp is no later than 1:59 a.m. EasternTime (ET), you have submitted on time.Click the following link to access the Course Schedule: SOCW 6002 Course Schedule (PDF)Course Calendar
6/27/2019Syllabus;3/6A printable course calendar is located in the Term Calendararea of the course navigation menu.Grading Criteria and Total Components of a GradeCourse grades will be based on participation (Discussion postings) and completion of assignments listedbelow. Please refer to the Course Informationarea of the course navigation menu for specific gradingcriteria (rubric) for each activity. Students should consult the rubrics to assist them in evaluating their ownperformance in the course. Faculty will utilize the rubrics as guidelines for evaluation and grading.Grades are assigned as follows:A = 90% or betterB = 80%–89%C = 70%–79%F = 69% or belowAssignmentTotal PointsPercentageDiscussion Posts: 10 at 50 pts. each50050%Assignments:2 at 100 pts. each20020%Project:Agency Visit and Paper (Week 10)30030%Total:1000100%Course RequirementsDiscussion PostsThe exchange of ideas among colleagues engaged in scholarly inquiry is a key aspect of graduate-levellearning and is a requisite activity in this course. Students are expected to participate at least 2 separatedays a week in the weekly Discussion area. Discussion topics/questions are provided in the Discussionarea under each Weekly button. In addition, students are expected to respond to fellow students’ postings.