Course Format: This is an  on-line, Self-Paced mode course, visit this site to learn about the self paced format. Three equally components are essential for a good performance: twelve short-answer assignments  <list of unit abilities> (40%); (2) three written five- to seven- pages topic essays (50%); and (3) weekly posting of news in the Participation Forum (10%). The course is divided into sections, corresponding to natural groupings of the topics covered in class. These divisions correspond to the presentation of the topics in the textbook. The course is divided into sections, corresponding to natural groupings of the topics covered in class. These divisions correspond to the presentation of the topics in the textbook. Every section will have an assignment as well as a written essay. Assignments should be submitted through the Internet at specified dates; they count 30 percent towards the final grade. Essays are to be submitted at scheduled dates, they count 50 percent towards the final grade. 

Incompletes and extensions are not given in this course. Not submitted assignments and essays are given the grade of 0. There is a penalty of 5 points for every week of late submission of assignments and essays.

The course requires involvement, independent thinking, and a lot of time. This is a class in which you have to work hard in; but, it is also one you should enjoy and derive motivation from.

Students are expected to:

Work at full pace.
Do the reading assignments.
Do all the www assignments.

You should feel free to e-mail me at any time, if you have any questions about something you do not understand. You should plan to ask questions clarifying  any point at least three days in advance. Please do not wait until the day of the work is due to ask questions!

Your are required to review the list of DO'S and DON'TS for this course.

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