Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.CourseNS 241 Cult'l & Hist'l Aspects of theScientific EndeavorSemesterF1H 2007 BUFacultyDavidson, Nicholas E.TitleAdjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesB.S. BiologyM.S. Marine ScienceDaytime Phone843-812-6595E-Mailnicholas.firstname.lastname@example.orgSemester Dates13 Aug 07 - 7 Oct 07Class Days-M-W---Class Time7:35 - 10:05 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: On Giants' Shoulders, Great Scientists and Their Discoveries, author: Melvyn Bragg
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor’s philosophy is to utilize the textbook as an outline for interactive classroom discussions and instruction. Tests are meant not to be a simple reiteration of lecture material, but an application of knowledge to real world problems and hypothetical scenarios.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesExplain the nature of scientific inquiry and the scientific method;Demonstrate scientific experimentation as a problem-solving method via directed laboratory experiences;Discuss the multicultural nature of both historic and present day scientific endeavors (gained via readings and course projects);Demonstrate the use of Science Literacy, Critical Literacy, and Values Literacy via written and oral presentations.Core Assessment:
CORE ASSESSMENT ASIGNMENT: Op-Ed Poster Display (or Editorial Page
NS 241 Cult'l & Hist'l Aspects of theScientific Endeavor
F1H 2007 BU
Davidson, Nicholas E.
B.S. BiologyM.S. Marine Science
13 Aug 07 - 7 Oct 07
7:35 - 10:05 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
CORE ASSESSMENT ASIGNMENT:
ASSIGNMENT ISSUES: Opinion-Editorial (Op-Ed) Poster Display (or Editorial Page
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Examinations and announced quizzes
2 announced quizzes: 10% each = 20%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Class assignments must be completed on the scheduled day. Legitimate excuses will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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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