course does not make use of exams or tests for the evaluations of students
rather students’ performance in the course is determined by the individual
accomplishments and performance based on abilities and competencies acquired, and research
essays. The course is divided into five
sections, corresponding to natural groupings of the topics covered
in class. These divisions also correspond to the presentation of the topics
in the textbook. Every unit contains an
consisting of a set of abilities (a list of competencies) that the student
should have acquired by doing the specified activities. Performance in
the abilities will count 40 percent towards the final grade. Assignments
are regarded as individual effort and are to be done individually.
Assignments should be submitted electronically using the
form provided at specified dates and are expected to be in depth (detailed
answers); they should be submitted at any time but not later than the dates
specified in the syllabus. Late submission of the abilities will not be accepted
and assigned the grade of zero.
and essays should be submitted electronically. DON'T send your work more
than one time. DO check the My Grades page in the WebCT platform
for grades received. Grades will be posted
within the following 8-10 days.
and extensions are not given in this course.