Assignments submitted late will receive reduced points.
Assignments more than a week late will receive zero points. Students are expected to participate in course Discussions and to do so in a timely manner.
Your instructor will be happy to work with you on these points, on a draft-revision basis, if you so desire.
You are also encouraged to consult the Writing Resources page on the SCPS website.
All readings for the course appear in the course itself.
These consist of a) the Introduction & Overview sections which accompany each course module; and as b) Ares – electronic reserve – readings that are embedded in each module and which appear under the heading “Additional Readings” in the Content for each module.Online services include Feedback–by–Email and IM conferencing (with or without a webcam). Writing Center tutors are specially selected and trained graduate and undergraduate students who can help you at almost any stage of your writing.They will not do your work for you, but they can help you focus and develop your ideas, review your drafts, and polish your writing.The Lifelong learning courses Learning Assessment Seminar , Foundations , and Summit Seminar will continue to employ the pass/fail system exclusively.This policy applies to the other lifelong learning competencies and courses including, Academic Writing for Adults , Critical Thinking , Research Seminar , and Externship .You may opt instead to take it for a letter grade, but if you wish to take it for a letter grade, then you must notify your instructor in writing of your wish to do so by the beginning of week three of the quarter.(For more information on this, see SCPS Grading Policy for Lifelong Learning Courses below.) The grading scale for the course is as follows: To complete the course, you must complete each of the assignments as described in the course and submit them to your instructor by the assigned deadline.Consider visiting the Writing Center to discuss your assignments for this course or any others.You may schedule appointments (30 or 50 minutes) on an as–needed or weekly basis, scheduling up to 3 hours worth of appointments per week.Selected articles posted on Electronic Reserve at [Please note: the Chaffee text contains numerous “Thinking Activities” and “Questions for Analysis.” You are not required to write up any of these unless you are expressly instructed to do so.Any such instructions will appear under “Learning Activities” in the modules that follow.] This course consists of 10 modules.