GEO 171 - Sp 2013 Syllabus(3) (1)

Test 3 given m 429 at regular time in regular lecture

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Test 3 Given M 4/29 at regular time, in regular lecture room. Final Paper Due by 4 pm M 5/6 – turned in to 144 Eggers Hall. No exceptions Grading 3 Tests , 15% each = 45% of Total Grade 3 Essays , 10% each = 30% of Total Grade 1 Final Paper , 15% = 15% of Total Grade Attendance and Participation in Lecture and Discussion Sections , 10% = 10% of Final Grade Attendance (5%) and participation are required. Attendance will be taken each week in Discussion Sections and randomly in lecture. There is no making up missed lectures. In Section, one miss is allowed before points are docked. Participation (5%) will be measured based on (a) active contribution to class discussions and (b) completion of in-class assignments, reading worksheets, and the like. Statement on Academic Honesty Academic honesty and integrity is expected at all times. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to plagiarism and cheating, and other forms of academic misconduct, will not be tolerated. Plagiarism includes using un-attributed quotations, and not citing ideas that are not original to yourself. Even copying a single sentence that is not your own (and not properly citing your source) is an act of plagiarism. Paraphrasing others ideas, without citation, is also plagiarism. Purchasing or downloading a paper (or portions of papers) from the Web is dishonest, and exceedingly easy to catch. Cases of academic honesty will be handled according to University guidelines, but at the very minimum will mean getting a zero on the assignment in question. Official Statement on Academic Integrity: “The Syracuse University Academic Integrity Policy holds students accountable for the integrity of the work they submit. Students should be familiar with the Policy and know that it is their responsibility to learn about instructor and general academic expectations with regard to proper citation of sources in written work. The policy also governs the integrity of work submitted in exams and assignments as well as the veracity of signatures on attendance sheets and other verifications of participation in class activities. Serious sanctions can result from academic dishonesty of any sort. For more information and the complete policy, see the Academic Integrity Policy and Procedures (PDF) .” (Source: http://academicintegrity.syr.edu/index.php?page=67 ) Statement on Disability: “If you believe that you need accommodations for a disability, please contact the Office of Disability Services(ODS), http://disabilityservices.syr.edu , located in Room 309 of 804 University Avenue, or call (315) 443- 4498 (315) 443-4498 for an appointment to discuss your needs and the process for requesting accommodations. ODS is responsible for coordinating disability-related accommodations and will issue students with documented disabilities Accommodation Authorization Letters, as appropriate. Since accommodations may require early planning and generally are not provided retroactively, please contact ODS as soon as possible.” (Source: http://universitysenate.syr.edu/curricula/disability-syllabus-statement.html
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