Dr. El-Najjar's DSC Website 

 

www.daltonstate.edu  

 

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Course Contents

 

Course Learning Outcomes

 

Textbook

 

Requirements & Evaluation

 

Course Schedule and Exams

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Marriage & Family

 

SOCI - 2293 - 02, CRN: 23311

 

Spring 2013

 

9 January - 7 May 2012

 

This is a regular class that will meet twice a week

 

On: Tuesdays & Thursdays

 

Time: 9:25 - 10:40

 

Room: Tech 106

 

 

Regular Course

 

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Office Hours:

 

9:30 - 12:10, Monday & Wednesday

                                          

10:55 - 12:10, Tuesday & Thursday

 

or by appointment for other times

 

 

Requirements & Evaluation

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

 

Students are required to attend the class, participate in its activities, read the required chapters in the textbook, 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

 

There are five major areas of evaluation in this course. The final grade will be calculated as follows:

 

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. Twelve Online Tests, on Georgia View, which account for 20% of the grade.

 

3. Four Essays, one on topics from the four units of the course, which account for 12% of the grade (See details on Georgia View Assignments section).

 

4. Class Discussions, which account for 8% of the grade.

 

5. Attendance, which accounts for 10% of the grade.

 

ABSENCE

 

Absence has to be justified on the basis of severe circumstances, such as hospitalization or death of an immediate member of a family.

 

If absence of ten or more days is unjustified, a student may be assingned an automatic failing grade (F).