GGH 140 Economic Geography
SP 2010 HO
Ochsenhirt, Robert L.
BS Mechanical Engineering University of LouisvilleMS Economic Geography University of Akron
11:00AM - NOON; Monday and Wednesday
January 11, 2010 to May 03, 2009
12:00 - 1:15 PM
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Educational Philosophy: Education is not only a state of mind; but a sense of responsibility. While professional instruction is almost a necessity, the ultimate outcome of the educational process is more highly dependent upon the input of the students themselves. Various concepts will be presented which beg individual intrepretation and analysis. This, in turn, should prompt group discussion and response to various viewpoints
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Multiple Homework assignments
· Multiple lecture exams (objective and subjective)
Class Assessment: Class assessment will consist of four (4) examinations; four (4) map quizzes; a term paper and a comprehensive final examination. All examinations will predominately (but not exclusively) be true/false; matching; fill-in-the-blank; etc. Classroom participation will determine border line grades.
Late Submission of Course Materials: All students are expected to be present on exam/quiz dates. There will be NO make up of the Final Exam. Five (5) points will be deducted for each class period that the Term Paper is late.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class attendence and participation are simply expected. In accordance with Park University policy, attendence will be taken and reported. Any student who has two (2) consecutive weeks of unexcused absences will be administratively with drawn. ALL STUDENTS WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR ANY MATERIALS PRESENTED OR DISCUSSED DURING A CLASS PERIOD. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT TO OBTAIN ALL MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MISSWED DURING A CLASS SESSION FROM ANOTHER STUDENT, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THE ABSENCE IS EXCUSED BY THE INSTRUCTOR. THE INSTRUCTOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THE STUDENT WITH ANY LECTURE NOTES OR OTHER MATERIALS PRESENTED DURING CLASS SESSIONS.
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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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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