HI 370 The American Indian
S1HH 2008 PA
Stricker, Leslie A.
Senior Instructor - History
M.A. History, Wright State UniversityB.A. History, Northern Kentucky University
January 7, 2008 - March 9, 2008
5:30 - 10:30 PM
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Educational Philosophy: The Instructor's educational philosophy includes making history come alive for the students as much as possible. The Instructor will present history through classroom lecture, discussion, examination, film, pictures, maps, writings, music, artifacts and readings. At all times the Instructor encourages student participation in discussions, presentations, questions, answers and the sharing of personal experiences and research.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials: Class assignments are due at the beginning of the class period for which they are due. Assignments turned in late will be penalized 10% of the grade earned for each day the assignment is late. Missing assignments will receive a zero. All assignments must be completed before the end of the term to receive a passing grade for the course.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Dates for lecture topics and films are approximate and up to the discretion of the Instructor. Films are subject to availability.
Intro, Intro to Native Americans
"More than Bows & Arrows"
"America's Great Indian Nations"
California & Great Basin
"How the West was Lost"
Southwest & Artctic Tribes
"Nanook of the North"
Plains Indian Tribes
Written Reports Due
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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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85Plagiarism is the appropriation or imitation of the language or ideas of another person and presenting them as one's original work. This sometimes occurs through carelessness or ignorance. Students who are uncertain about proper documentation or sources should consult their instructors. Students are responsible for the work they turn in.
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 87-88Students who miss or arrive late for classes are responsible for obtaining any missed announcements, assignments and/or handouts from the Instructor that they might have missed.
Student who miss or arrive late for classes need to obtain any notes they might have missed from another student.
Incomplete Policy - An incomplete indicates that a student's course work was not completed during our 9-week semested through no fault of the student. An incomplete allows a student 60 days from the last day of classes to make up any missed course work before a grade is issued. An incomplete is justified for the following three reasons with appropriate supporting paperwork.
1. TDY - must be accompanied by official TDY orders
2. Sickness or hospitalization - must be accompanied by a note from a doctor and/or work supervisor
3. Death in the family.
Missed work must be completed within 60 days of the last class and in time for the Instructor to grade work and submit same.
STUDENTS WITH ANY UNEXCUSED ABSENCES DURING THE COURSE OF THE TERM ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR AN INCOMPLETE.
Students who do not contact their Instructor regarding their absences are not eligble to take the final exam. Students with an excused absence for the final must submit written documentation regarding the reason for their absence.
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