LE 300 Integrative & InterdisciplinaryLearning Capstone
SP 2011 HO
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Ph.D. in Journalism - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
8-9 am and by appointment
1:00 - 2:15 PM
Barnett, B. and Reynolds, A. (2009). Terrorism
and the press: An uneasy relationship. New York: Peter Lang.
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Students are adults. College courses are to be challenging
as well as intellectually stimulating.
The instructor’s job is to help students meet those challenges. Teaching is two-way communication,
thus instructors ought to help students engage, while students ought to be
prepared to offer information and analysis, in addition to receive the same
from the instructor.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Description of the Core Assessment Instrument This Core Assessment will be a paper that covers 100% of the Core Learning Outcomes. The Core Assessment in this course will be a major critical paper of no fewer than 5 pages, which will include research and appropriate documentation. The project will be completed in the final quarter of the term. The paper must address a significant contemporary issue of a global nature relevant to the course, the student’s major, and the Liberal Education program. The paper should synthesize multiple disciplinary perspectives and propose critical and creative responses. Individual instructors will specify assignment details.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
assessment (research paper) 25%
( 75 points)
10% ( 50 points)
4. In class discussion (of
readings) 10% ( 50 points)
5. Journal and Analysis of Media Coverage 20% (100
6. Quizzes & Media assignments 20% (100
Late Submission of Course Materials:
All assignments are expected on time.
Most assignments will be submitted through the eCompanion
website. Class handouts and
assignments will be posted there as well.
Students who miss a class will be expected to check the website in order
to submit assignments and be prepared for the next class session. A student who
fails to submit work on its due date may email the assignment before 4:30 pm
the same day. Extenuating circumstances may be considered, if the student
contacts the instructor promptly. Written documentation may be requested
in some circumstances.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The following rules of conduct always apply:
1) Demonstrate respect for yourself, your classmates, and
2) Be honest with yourself and others.
3) Keep your sense of humor.
4) Participate in discussions and activities, and invite
others to participate as well.
5) Respect the ideas and opinions of other, even when you do
6) Contribute to an atmosphere conducive to learning,
including eliminating distractions such as electronic devices (such as cell phones,
etc), and off-topic conversations.
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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 .
Students are encouraged to seek assistance for this and
other courses from the Academic Support Center in MA406 (across from the
library). Tutoring assistance and writing help is FREE.
Additionally, students may receive writing help through Park's Online Writing
Lab (OWL). To access the OWL, go to http://parkonline.org/ and
log in. From the "Special Courses" menu, choose CDL200 Virtual Student Services
Center and Online Writing Lab (OWL) You will find information
about writing under the "Writing Info" area, and will also find
directions for submitting a draft for feedback from our writing
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