HIS 105 American History Survey Sincethe Civil War
S1Z 2013 ML
MAFB Education Center
January 13 - March 10, 2013
7:45 - 10:15 PM
Devine, Robert A., et al, America Past and
Present, Brief 8th Ed. (Combined Volume), Pearson, 2011.
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This course will be conducted using lecture and a modified seminar
format using class collective knowledge, experience, and research. Required
readings and assignments are to be completed before coming to class. All
students will participate in the class discussions. Lively discussions
take place when ideas and contradictions are brought forth in an open forum atmosphere.
Readings will be from the required textbook, additional essays and articles
provided by the instructor, and an additional book selected from the
instructor's list of books.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
The class assessment will consist of a final exam, a midterm exam,
assigned short papers and discussions, a research paper, an oral presentation,
a book review selected from the instructor's book list, and open forum
Presentation 20 points
Assigned Short Papers/Discussions 12 points
Discussions 03 points
Total Points = 100
A = 90-100 / B = 80-89 / C = 70-79 / D = 60-69 / F = 59 or below
Late Submission of Course Materials:
1. All Assignments must be completed before coming to
a. Assigned chapters
for each class
2. All assignments must be completed when scheduled.
3. All examinations must be completed when scheduled.
4. Late work will only be accepted for excused absences,
and will be penalized as follows: 1 class = 10%, 2 classes = 20%, over 2
classes = not acceptable.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Cell-phones should be turned off unless you are military
or first response personnel subject to recall.
Individual conversations should pertain to the
class. Personal conversations are a distraction to other students.
This is not a library, so don't be afraid to speak up.
There will be many differing views, opinions, and ideas
in the classroom. No one will be chastised or ridiculed for their contribution
to the class.
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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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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 987. EXCUSED ABSENCE: For an absence to be excused, the student must contact the instructor by e-mail with the reason for missing class not later than Saturday, noon of the week the absence occurred. Telephone calls will not be accepted. Lectures will not be repeated - get the information from classmates.
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