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Students must give credit for any information that is not either the result of original research or common knowledge. If a student borrows ideas or information from another author, he/she must acknowledge the author in the body of the text and on the reference page. Students found plagiarizing are subject to the penalties outlined in the Policies and Procedures section of the University Catalog, which may include a failing grade for the work in question or for the entire course. The following is one of many websites that provide helpful information concerning plagiarism for both students and faculty: http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml Ethics . Ethical behavior in the classroom is required of every student. The course will identify ethical policies and practices relevant to course topics. 4
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Technology . Students are expected to be competent in using current technology appropriate for this discipline. Such technology may include word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Use of the internet and e-mail may also be required. Diversity . Learning to work with and value diversity is essential in every class. Students are expected to exhibit an appreciation for multinational and gender diversity in the classroom. Civility . As a diverse community of learners, students must strive to work together in a setting of civility, tolerance, and respect for each other and for the instructor. Rules of classroom behavior (which apply to online as well as onsite courses) include but are not limited to the following: - Conflicting opinions among members of a class are to be respected and responded to in a professional manner. - Side conversations or other distracting behaviors are not to be engaged in during lectures, class discussions or presentations - There are to be no offensive comments, language, or gestures Written Examinations. Midterm and Final Exams will generally consist of multiple choice or essay (open-ended) questions Grading Policies : Final Grades for this class will be based on your performance in group discussions, unit assignments, three programming projects, a midterm and a final exam. Weightings will be applied as follows: Course Grading Final Grades will be determined as follows: (expressed as percentages): A 96-100 B+ 87-89 C+ 77-79 D+ 67-69 F 00-59 A- 90-95 B 84-86 C 74-76 D 64-66 B- 80-83 C- 70-73 D- 60-63 Definition of Grades: Undergraduate Course: Grades Grade Points Weighted Range 100 Points 5
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A Outstanding Achievement 4.0 96-100 A- 3.7 90-95 B+ 3.3 87-89 B Commendable Achievement 3.0 84-86 B- 2.7 80-83 C+ 2.3 77-79 C Acceptable Achievement 2.0 74-76 C- 1.7 70-73 D+ 1.3 67-69 D Marginal Achievement 1.0 64-66 D- 0.7 60-63 F Failing* 0.0 00-59 I Incomplete – Grade given at the discretion of the instructor when a student who has completed at least two-thirds of the class sessions and is unable to complete the requirements of the course because of uncontrollable and unforeseen circumstances. The student must convey these circumstances (preferably in writing) to the instructor prior to the final day of the course. If the instructor decides that an “Incomplete” is warranted, the
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