LS 212 Introduction to the Arts
SP 2008 HO
Okerstrom, Dennis R.
Associate Professor, English and Liberal Studies
Ph.D., English and History
8:40 -- 10:10, T - R; 9:30 -- 11, M - F or by appointment
11:35 - 12:50 PM
Textbook: The Humanities Through the Arts, by Martin and Jacobus, 7th edition. Boston, 2008: McGrawHill.
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: A variety of additional resources, including texts, graphics, bibliographies, and websites, will be made available throughout the semester.
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 email@example.com 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
Class discussion, presentations, short response papers, a longer analysis paper, and a final project.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work is a major pain for your professor and unfair to other students. Late work will not be accepted except in extraordinary circumstances, determined on an individual basis.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Grown up rules apply. Don't run with scissors. Turn off your cell phones. Unplug personal conversations when class begins.
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 85
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 87-88Attendance will affect the final grade. Two unexcused absences. For each additional two unexcused absences, the final grade will be lowered one grade.
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 .
Last Updated:1/12/2008 10:54:27 AM