Students with Disabilities Students with documented disabilities who wish to

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Students with Disabilities : Students with documented disabilities who wish to request reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Coordinator of Disability Support Services in the Academic Support Services office, WB12, 617-732-2755. Email: All MCPHS students are required to open, utilize, and maintain (i.e., keep storage within the maximum set by IS) an MCPHS email account. Official College communications and notices related to academics, student life, and College policies are sent via MCPHS email accounts ONLY. All students are responsible for regularly checking their MCPHS email and for the information contained therein. The College does not forward MCPHS email to personal accounts. Evaluation Method: To pass LIB 112, you must 1) complete all assigned work for the course; 2) have a D average or higher; and 3) adhere to the attendance policy. Final grades will be assigned on the following basis (note: for values between the stated grade ranges, instructors will round down/up. For example, 92.3=92; 92.6=93). A = 93-100 B = 83-86 C = 73-76 A- = 90-92 B- = 80-82 C- = 70-72 B+ = 87-89 C+ = 77-79 D = 60-69 Assignments: Literary Analysis (4-5 pages) 20% Documented Essay (7-10 pages) 30% Film Analysis (2 pages) 15% Oral Presentation (Power Point) 10% Active & Consistent Participation 15% Writer’s Help Exercises 10% Syllabus: Tuesday, January 9 - Thursday, April 19 (This syllabus includes paper due dates and reading assignments.)
12 Grading Criteria for Documented Essay A/A- An excellent paper: a paper at this level displays sophisticated, analytical thinking—the author is able to synthesize information from multiple sources, making use of it to develop and support her own original ideas on a topic and argue convincingly for them. The author has a clear and effective thesis statement, identifying the topic and her position on the issue. The introductory paragraph(s) give an overview of the topic, including background and definitions. The author demonstrates an understanding of her source materials and the complexity of the issue. The opposition point of view is treated fairly and thoroughly. The author’s argument is developed with an effective and convincing blend of reason and evidence (logos), authority and credibility (ethos), and, where appropriate, emotion (pathos). Each paragraph has a clear topic, relevant supporting evidence, and thorough explanation. Sources are grammatically and logically integrated into the argument. The author synthesizes her sources and does not merely summarize them. There are few to no errors of grammar, punctuation, or usage. B+/B/B- A good paper. Papers at this level demonstrate a high level of thoroughness, correctness, and competence, but lack the overall presentation, quality, and effective rhetorical strategy of A-range work. The author has a clear thesis and develops it carefully and with adequate thoroughness. The author understands the source material and issues, and is able to analyze and synthesize the sources, though in a more general, less nuanced way. The author’s use of

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