HN 302 Honors Scholarship
FA 2008 HOL
Assistant Professor / Director of Athletic Training
Monday & Friday 10:00 – 1:00
August 18th – December 12th, 2008
11:00 – 12:00
HN 302a , Honors Scholarship
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This course must be taken a minimum of two (2) semesters and can be taken for an additional semester. The continue participation in the program requires approval of the advisor(s) and the Honors Committee. The advisor(s) will directly oversee and guide the student and the student must continue to progress in their plan of study.
Educational Philosophy: The instructor’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, and writings. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputations, learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Class Assessment: COURSE ASSESSMENT and GRADING PLAN:
A. Step one in the process (HN 302a) was to:
ü Encourage student to choose a topic they want to study in depth
ü Develop a research question and a research problem.
ü Research and write an introduction, purpose of study, literature review and methodology.
ü Develop an informed consent form
ü Obtain approval from all outside institutions to perform the study
ü Obtain approval from Park University’s IRB
B. Students are required to show continued progress with their research paper and presentation. Step two in the process is to:
ü Obtain signatures on the informed consent form from willing participants
ü Collect research data
ü Meet regularly with academic advisor to update him/her on research progress
C. To assure that students are making timely progress, he/she will do a minimum of 10 one-page journal entries. Journal entries should consist of what they are experiencing at their clinical assignment and the success and failures they are encountering as they collect data for their research project.
D. Progress report presentation on their research project
Late Submission of Course Materials:
TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE:
Month Timeline Assignment ___________
August Meeting One Review research progress and instruct on data collection
September Meeting Two Discussion on data collection
Weekly journal entries
October Meeting Three Con’t discussion on data collection
November Meeting Four Con’t discussion on data collection
Prepare for presentation update
Presentation of progress report
December Meeting Five Hand in raw data collection
Discussion on data analysis, conclusion, limitations, and future study
Weekly journal entries
Other Required Attendance:
v November 19th or 20th – Attend HN 302b Oral Presentation (10 minute update), 11:00 – 1:00, McCoy Meetin’ House
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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87Academic Honesty is required of all members of a learning community. Hence, Park will not tolerate cheating or plagiarism on tests, examinations, papers or other course assignments. Students who engage in such dishonesty may be given failing grades or expelled from Park.
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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87Plagiarism—the appropriation or imitation of the language or ideas of another person and presenting them as one's original work—sometimes occurs through carelessness or ignorance. Students who are uncertain about proper documentation of sources should consult their instructors.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90Attendance
Instructors are required to keep attendance records and report absences. The instructor may excuse absences for cogent reasons, but missed work must be made up within the term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a term of enrollment the student will be administratively withdraw, resulting in a grade of “F”. An incomplete will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance (TA) or Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits must no exceed three unexcused absences in the term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student. Reports of F grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for students receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned above will be reported to the appropriate agency.
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: www.park.edu/disability.
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