EN 231 Introduction to Language
FA 2011 HO
Lolly Ockerstrom, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
M.A., Ph.D. (English), Northeastern University, Boston, MACertificate, Martha's Vineyard Advanced Institutes on Writing
MW 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., 11:00 - Noon; and by appointment
15 August - 9 December 2011
MW 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.
3:00 - 4:15 PM
En 105/106 (or equivalent) and WCT.
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Critical Essay [Core Assessment] 100 points The Critical Essay in this course will be a major critical paper of no fewer than 5 pages, which will include research and MLA documentation. The project will be completed in the final quarter of the term.
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Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93Do your own work. When in doubt, cite your sources. Make an appointment with the Academic Support Center to discuss questions about documentation. Use MLA documentation style for this course.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96Attendence Policy:
1-2 absences: No Penalty
3-4 absences: Loss of one full letter grade for the course (A=B)
5 absences: Loss of 2 full letter grades for the course (A=C)
6 or more absences: Failure to pass the course.
Athletes: Provide documentation for each absence. If you cannot be in class when an assignment is due, turn in work prior to your departure.
Everyone: Provide documentation from your physician if you are unable to attend class.
NOTE: Excessive absences, regardless of reason, will result in a failure to pass the course.
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 .
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