TEXT BOOK -- DIVINE, THE AMERICAN STORY Vol. One.
General survey of American History to 1865. Students are expected to study, learn, and explain in essay exams a clear understanding of the significant topics in American History to 1865.
To comply with university required assessment responsibilities the essay exams taken by the students in the course will be evaluated according to a Critical Thinking rubric and require that you exhibit critical thinking skills.
EXAMS -- SCHEDULED -- THREE (3) ESSAY EXAM (300 PTS)
FIRST EXAM: OCTOBER 2, 4, OR 9.
SECOND EXAM: NOVEMBER 13, 15, OR 20.
FINAL EXAM: MONDAY DECEMBER 10, 2012 1:00PM--3:00PM.
MAKE-UP EXAMS WILL BE ESSAY AND MAY BE GIVEN AS A COMPREHENSIVE TEST ON THE SCHEDULED FINAL EXAM.
Attendance is required. The entire roll is called occasionally and then selectively each class period. Students missing class will be called every class period. Following several absences students will be referred to the Dean of Students. Absences of 5 or more class periods may result in dismissal from class.
DR. HEWITT: OFFICE O216 EXT 4152.
OFFICE HOURS: MWF BY APPOINTMENT; TR 09:30AM--10:50AM; 02:00PM AND BY APPOINTMENT
GRADUATE ASSISTANT: RYAN MC KELVEY; OFFICE; SEE POSTED OFFICE HOURS ON HIS OFFICE DOOR.
You may use a lap top to take notes.
No other electronic devises: cell phones, i-pods, blackberries, blueberries, x-boxes, z-packs, I-phones, M-phones, etc. are permitted to be seen or heard during class or exams. The first violation by any student will result in the confiscation of the device; the second violation by any student will result in your leaving the classroom; the third violation by any student will result in your removal from the class with an F.
*Please inform me if you are a student with a disability and need accommodations for this class.