NS 304 Science, Technology, and Society
F2T 2006 DLC
Adjunct, Senior Instructor
B.B.A.M.A. Ecology, Botany and Scientific CommunicationsVarious alternate advanced degrees in natural science and health
As requested, generally available
512 267 6190
Textbook: The Demon Haunted World -- Science as a Candle in the Dark by Dr. Carl Sagan. Published by Ballantine Books, New York, 1996. ISBN: 0-345-40946-9.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Available in the course links throughout.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Please send your work in on time. It is due by Sunday of each week. Discussions are held throughout the week!
If you need extra time, due to military duty, personal or medical emergency, please let me know.
If your work is late and I have not heard from you, 10% of the grade will be deducted each day for the particular assignment.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:Academic Honesty, Respect and Netiquette Students are expected to be honest, to be respectful, to be polite and stay on topic. If a student has a concern, they should write the course instructor. ----------- Students are responsible for clicking on the link below http://captain.park.edu/portal/online_course_policies.htm and thoroughly reading each Online course policy. If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact your instructor for clarification.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:10/5/2006 10:52:25 AM