CJ 315 Special Topics in Criminal Justice: Addiction/PS 390 Selected Topics in Psychology: Addiction
F2T 2007 DL
Waxse, Linda J.
Senior Adjunct Instructor
B.S. English Education, New York UniversityM.S. Counseling Psychology, Avila College
Dearing Hall, Parkville Campus, Parkville, MO
8 am-4:30 pm
Junior Level standing (CJ 315); PS 101 (PS 390)
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Instructor Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late Work: Each week's work must be completed by the end of that week--Sunday.
No credit will be received for work turned in after the week it was due, unless you have contacted me beforehand and explained any "special" circumstance.
Late work is to be the exception and not a persistent pattern.
Please refer to the "Addition to Syllabus" thread for specific details about point deductions.
There is no extra credit in this class, so it is important to complete the work during the timeframe expected.
Points will be deducted for lateness as follows:
Homework, Responses, Journal
Will not receive credit if received Sunday after 12 midnight Mountain Time
Will not receive credit if received after Thursday 12 midnight Mountain Time
At Issue Group assignment
Will not receive credit if received after Saturday 12 midnight Mountain Time
Due Saturday of Week 7
Saturday after midnight—24-hour “grace” time
Sunday after 12 midnight—minus 5 points
Monday after 12 midnight—minus 10 points
Tuesday after 12 midnight—no credit will be received
All deadlines are in Mountain Time
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85In addition to the information on plagiarism provided in the Syllabus, it is important to add additional information that will prevent problems that have occurred in previous classes.
Assignments are expected to use outside sources such as reliable websites, the textbook Doc Sharing and Webliography information to support your ideas, but this information needs to be integrated into the paper in appropriate ways to highlight and support your ideas, observations and conclusions. This information should not be the major part of your assignment or response. Information from outside sources needs to be evaluated and discussed critically. Outside information is not to be used instead of your own thoughts and observations.
The assignments must NOT contain large chunks of quotes. When outside sources are used, they need to be documented within the assignment and at the end. Direct quotes (used very sparingly) need to be in quotation marks. It is not acceptable to copy directly from the textbook or websites even if this information is documented at the end of your assignment. Assignments need to be in your own words indicating that you have read and understood the information. A report of the material is not acceptable—the information needs to be applied to the specific questions that are asked in the assignment.
Responses need to follow the above expectations as well. The information used from outside sources needs to be described and discussed as to why this information supports either the question or the assignment of another student. It is not enough to just provide a list with little description or discussion.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:10/3/2007 2:04:12 PM