It is the responsibility of the student to make arrangements with the

It is the responsibility of the student to make

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a result of their participation. It is the responsibility of the student to make arrangements with the instructor prior to any missed scheduled examination or other missed assignment for making up the work. (See 2018-2019 University Undergraduate Catalogue ) Other Excused Absences: Excused absences require a doctor’s note or notice from the Dean of Students. Please provide these electronically (scan/photo via email) to the instructor, Ccing your TA for your discussion section. “Campus Carry”: In accordance with Texas Senate Bill 11, also known as the “campus carry” law, following consultation with entire University community SMU determined to remain a weapons- free campus. Specifically, SMU prohibits possession of weapons (either openly or in a concealed manner) on campus. For more information, please see: .” Questions regarding graded tasks: Students are expected to communicate with the instructor/TA if there are any questions or comments about graded discussions, assignments, activities, or expectations at least 1 week before the assignment/task is due. Do not leave these questions to the last minute. Questions regarding main lecture content and assignments: Should be sent to the instructor and all 3 TAs. TAs will generally respond, and the instructor will monitor. Questions regarding discussion section content: Should be sent to the TA of your discussion section only. They will return your email as soon as they are available. Missing class for an excused or unexcused reason?: Email your discussion section TA about it always, Cc’ing the instructor only if you will miss main lecture. Email etiquette: Do not expect the instructor or TAs to email responses to student questions outside of the work week or day (M-F 9-5). Please leave at least 48 hours for a response via email from the instructor or TA (exception: see above for questions regarding graded tasks, which should be emailed at least 1 week ahead). If after 48 hours (occurring during the work
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7 week) you have not yet heard back, please feel free to send follow-up email as your request may have been missed. Cell Phones/Computers: Can be used for course purposes. Please silence phones. If you are distracting others from their work/hearing the lecture because of your devices, you may be asked to leave the classroom with impact to the day’s attendance. Use of devices during discussion sections is on an as-needed basis as announced by your TA at the beginning of class. Assignment Format: Most assignments will be submitted electronically. The student’s name, the title of the assignment, the student’s U#, and the date should appear at the top of the page. For the response paper, students should include the word count. Changes to Syllabus: Your instructor reserves the right to change, add to, and/or edit the syllabus and course schedule as needed.
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