: I usually will respond to email within 24 to 48 hours.
All correspondence to
the teacher must be respectful and professional.
Even if I cannot answer your question right
away, I will usually send an email to confirm that I have received your email. All students are
required to bring their papers into the classroom (unless otherwise instructed).
Papers will not be
collected via email without prior approval from the instructor.
Also, all requests for
recommendations must be submitted formally through email.
Students who are guilty of cheating and/or plagiarizing will
receive an automatic grade of "F" and/or 0 (zero) points on that assignment and/or exam by the
Students that are caught cheating and/or plagiarizing will not be allowed to
participate and/or benefit from any extra credit that may be extended by the instructor and the
instructor reserves the right to withdraw any extra credit points that the student earned before
they were caught cheating or plagiarizing
. The instructor reserves the right to consider further
disciplinary actions which may result in the student being dropped and failing the entire course.
If you need to talk with me
If you want to talk in person, the best thing to do is to set up an
appointment after class or via email. It is vital that you consult with me
as soon as possible
should any difficulties arise in your life that might seriously interfere with your performance in
the course. Waiting until finals week to talk to me is altogether too late.
If you require any accommodative services you must let me
know as soon as possible.
This will allow all students and equal chance to excel in the
If you require additional services or take the test the accommodative services center
you must take the exam at the scheduled exam time.
You will have a total of five (5) exams including the final exam.
responsible for all materials presented and discussed in class (including films, demonstrations,
guest lectures and announcements, etc.) even if they do not attend.
In some cases, I will be
adding totally new material that is not related to anything in the text. In most cases, I will be
adding totally new material that is related to something in the text.
In a few cases, however, the
presentation will closely parallel text material. I expect you to read all the relevant text material
before it is covered in class.
If you are missing any notes it is your responsibility to get these
notes from another student, you may not obtain missed notes from the instructor. However, if
you do not understand something then please do not hesitate to ask me about it in class, by phone
or by email.
Once someone has started the exam and left then no one else may begin the exam.
The exams will consist of multiple choice and essay questions.
The final exam will NOT be