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Syllabus: HUMA-1301 - Introduction to Humanities-IN

Section Information: Introduction to Humanities-IN

Course Name

HUMA-1301

Section Instructor: Amalia Parra

E-mail

[email protected]

Office Hours:Online and G-108 by appointment Meeting with your Instructor

A) WebCT Class Mail (Preferred) B) Phone messges 281-756-3709 (Leave name, course name, phone number, and a brief message).

Resources (Both are required) Title Exploring the Humanities: Creativity and Culture in the West, Volume I

Author

Laurie Schneider Adams

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Publisher

Pearson Prentice Hall

Edition/Year

2006

ISBN

0-13-0490954

Type

Recommended resource

Title

The Western World

Author

General Editor Mark Kishlansky, Harvard University

Publisher

Pearson Custom Publishing

Edition/Year

2002

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ISBN

0-13-2388294

Type

Recommended resource

Pre-requsites: READ 0310, ENGL 0310 Prior to enrollment in this course the student must have passed at least the 0310-level course or the 0310-level on the TSI or an alternate test. Course Requirements Introduction Punctuality in all class activities is expected. Because of the importance of the subject matter, completion of class activities implies participation.

Requirements 1.Timely completion of all class activities is expected. 2.Exams are to be taken on assigned days. 3.Communicate with Instructor through WebCT class electronic mail. 4.No make-ups are allowed. Academic Integrity and Honesty.

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The Student Handbook outlines the Code of Conduct which will be in effect at all times. Please check pages 49-61.

Cheating or plagiarism in any form is not allowed. This includes copying someone else's work or using a paper off the internet. The Instructor will complete an Academic Dishonesty Incident Report for any student charged with conduct violations, including an automatic F. A disciplinary reprimand will be entered on the student's disciplinary record. Writing assignments will be submitted to Turnitin.com as necessary by the Instructor.

ADA Statement This College will adhere to all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required for equal educational opportunities. It is the policy of ACC to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are students with disabilities. It is the student's responsibility to contact the Counseling Center in a timely manner to arrange for appropriate accommodations. Course Procedures: Go to Homepage! Click on Syllabus! Date January 12, 2007

Objectives

Check the Syllabus frequently during the semester! As we learn to navigate the new WebCT Campus Edition with brand new text materials this Spring 2007, be aware that information on procedures for WebCt will be updated on this Syllabus as needed during the semester! Submission of Class work and Assignments: All work should be submitted when due or earlier as listed on the calendar. with a 24 hour grace period before cut-off to allow for student technical problems with their internet provider. Internet providers usually correct problems within 24 hours. No late work is accepted. For technical assistance, contact Dena Faust at ACC. Discussion Icon: Post Class Discussion here.

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Assignments Icon: Submit all Assignments here. Assessments Icon: Complete all Exams here. Mail Icon: Communicate with your Instructor here. Syllabus Icon: Check regularly for updates!

Topics

Sequence of Activities for each Chapter : 1) Read Textbook. 2) On Homepage, click on chapter and complete: Objectives, MultipleChoice, Essays, Pattern Match and review Web Destinations. 3) Participate in online Chapter Discussion. 4) Complete assignment from the Reader. Submit through Assignments Icon. 5) Study the Chapter! 6) Complete the Chapter test.

Readings

Reading Reports: Read the selected Readings from the READER each week. After you finish reading, write a brief report that includes the following information: First paragraph: A brief summary of the reading in your own words. Second paragraph: An analysis of the reading to indicate what the selection tells about the culture, the religion, the literature, the progress of the civilization, and any other examples that show specific features of the people and their way of life. Third paragraph: The historical significance of the reading. Fourth paragraph: Your reaction to the reading.

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Assignments Withdraw deadline : April 10, 2007 at 7pm. Dropping the course: It is a student's responsibility to drop courses. The student's failure to drop a course offically may result in a grade of "F". Students who do not log in to the class and begin working by end of the first week of classes will/may be dropped from the course. Students may always complete work ahead of time. Work not completed by deadlines receive a "0". No incompletes will be given. All course work must be completed by May 2, 2007. Policies Introduction The Code of Academic Integrity and Honesty is in effect at all times. Writing assignments will be submitted to Turnitin.com as applicable. The Student Handbook outlines the Code of Conduct and Attendance/ Admission procedures which will be in effect at all times.

Additional information

Last date to drop the class is Tuesday April 10 before 7p.m. ADA Statement: This college will adhere to all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required to afford equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of ACC to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are students with disabilities. It is the student's responsibility to contact the Counseling Center in a timely manner to arrange for appropriate accommodations

Library Access for the DL student Go to the library : http://library. alvincollege.edu/ link

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Instructions for Off Campus Access of Library Databases

1. Log-on to your off-campus internet access (the way you would normally log on to the Web). 2. Open a browser. (either Internet Explorer or Netscape). 3. Type in the college's URL: http://www.alvincollege.edu 4. In the navigation bar, click on CAMPUS RESOURCES and select LIBRARY from the menu. 5. On the left side of the Library's webpage (the "access directory") you should see the words Texshare Database. Click this link. 6. You see a box in the window that asks for log in information. Be sure to type the log-in and password exactly as they appear here, they are case sensitive. Login: RCC5268 Password: TX77511 7. Click ok 8. This should give you access to any of the databases listed. 9. A recommended database: Academic Search contains "abstracts" of articles as well as some full text. When beginning the search be sure to put a check in the "full text" box. This will give you the whole article.

EVALUATION PROCEDURES The student should complete the behaviorally specified objectives of each unit with a minimum performance of 70 per cent.

Letter grades will be assigned according to the following scale: A=90-100...B=80-89...C=70-79...D=60-69...F=0-59 Last date to drop the class is Tuesday April 10 before 7p.m.

FINAL GRADE 25% Classwork: Chapter Objectives, MC, Essay, Pattern Match, Web Destinations 25% Reading Reports 25% Chapter Exams (Lowest score will be dropped) 25% Comprehensive Final Exam Chapter 1

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Lesson title

Prehistory

Date

January 18, 2007

Chapter 2 Lesson title The Ancient Near East

Date

January 24, 2007

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