Assignment Expectations

Goals

By the end of this class, you should be able to:

Expectations

You will be graded by the following:

Participation in class (35% of the grade)

Topic Papers (30% of the grade)

There will be one short topic paper on each of the following topics:

These topic papers will be graded by awarding up to 5 points for each of the following criteria:

Overriding concerns include evidence of plagiarism or a failure to address the paper topic.
Late papers will receive 2 points off for each day that it's late (these add up quickly!).

Group Presentation (15% of the grade)

The group presentation will be graded by awarding up to 5 points for each of the following criteria:

Final Paper (20% of the grade)

The final paper will be graded by awarding points for each of the following criteria:

Overriding concerns include evidence of plagiarism or a failure to address the paper topic.

Due dates are on the syllabus.