Dr. El-Najjar's DSC Website 

 

www.daltonstate.edu  

 

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Course Contents

 

Course Learning Objectives.htmhtm

 

Course Text & Topics.htm

 

Course Requirements and Evaluation.htm

 

Course Schedule & Exams.htmhtm

 

 

Instructor

 

Netiquette

 

Emergency Plan 

 

Main Differences Between Online and Regular Courses

 

Questions & Strategies 

 

Divisional Goal Statement 

 

Ethics, Plagiarizing, & Cheating 

 

Access Statement for Students with Disabilities 

 

Withdrawal from the Course 

 

Workforce Development

Social Problems

 

SOCI - 1160 - 02, CRN: 80469

 

Fall 2012

 

13 August - 12 December 2012

 

 

This is an online class that will meet only once every about three weeks for in-class unit exams

 

 

Dates: Class meets four times for taking unit Exams

 

(See the Course Schedule)

 

Day: Tuesday

 

Time: 9:25-10:40 am

 

Room: LIA 114

 

 

Online Course

 

 

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Office Hours:

 

10:50 - 1:35, Monday & Wednesday

                                          

12:15 - 1:30, Tuesday & Thursday

 

or by appointment for other times

 

Course Requirements and Evaluation

 

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

 

Students are required to attend to online class activities, read the text, submit assignments on time, and take all the tests described in this syllabus. Evaluation will be based on the student's ability to demonstrate understanding of the topics discussed throughout the course.

 

EVALUATION

 

Evaluation is divided into the following main parts:

 

1. There are four multiple-choice exams, which account for 50% of the grade (12.5% each). The exams will be drawn from the text, lectures, and media presented in the class.

2. Chapter Online Tests, on Georgia View, which account for 25% of the grade.

3. Essays, discussing social problems, one on each chapter covered in the course, which accounts for 15% of the grade (See details on Georgia View, at the Disussions section).

4. Essay Discussions, on Georgia View, which account for 10% of the grade.

 

 

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Notes Concerning deadlines and dates of exams and tests:

 

1. Exams are to be taken in class, on campus, at the specific dates and times stated in the course schedule section.

 

2. Chapter Online tests and quizzes are to be taken through the Georgia View system, at the announced dates and deadlines.

 

3. Students are strongly encouraged to take exams and tests on time. Missing exams may lead to a penalty of 10% (or 20%) points less for each test or exam (See details in the Schedule Section).