Does attendance count?
Attendance:Since the written assignments will be made and discussed in class, and since a significant amount of writing will be done in class, regular class attendance and participation in class discussion and activities are absolutely necessary to pass this course. If you miss class, find out from your colleagues what you missed. Your grade will be lowered one third grade if you have more than three unexcused absences. A formal record of attendance will be kept.Back to Top
If I miss a class, does it matter that much?
You have a variety of reading assignments. Make sure that you have the reading done on time and thoroughly. Bring the relevant books to class�we will be moving from between the traditional classroom and the computer lab.Back to Top
If I am late turning in work, what happens?
ALL ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE TURNED IN ON THE ASSIGNED DUE DATE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE FULL CREDIT FOR THE PAPER. IF A PROBLEM ARISES, YOU MUST CONTACT ME IN ADVANCE OF THE DUE DATE.Back to Top
How much is each assignment worth?
1551Portfolio #1 20% A=90+Portfolio #2 20% B=80-89Annotated bibliography and note cards 10% C=70-79 Research paper 30%Short Essays, Assignments, Participation 10%Final Presentation 10%1550...4 papers each worth 20 points and 2 TBA assignments worth 10 points each.Back to Top
What kind of work will we do in 1550 & 1551?
English 1551 is a computer course. A fee for this course purchases and maintains computer hardware, software, supplies, and support services.English 1550 is an introductory college English class and involves writing, reading, discussing and often working in groups.Back to Top
What is the grading scale in 1550 & 1551?
The grading scale is 90-100 = A, 80-89= B, 70-79= C, 69 or Below= No CreditBack to Top