What are the major projects? In a bulleted list, provide links to the project descriptions for each of them.

There are four major projects:

How will your final grade be calculated?

From all class participation, major projects, in-class work, extra assignments, etc. All points accumulated through assignments will be recorded and tallied on Google drive.

What is the “submission form” and how do you use it? Embed the form below your answer (hint: Google “embed Google form” to find out how).

The submission form is a type of Google page where I will submit all class assignments and work. All the blank fields are to be filled out and then click submit. 

Embed the course calendar and weekly overview below this question.

Where on the course website can you find an overview of what’s due and the readings for each unit?

In the weekly overview and semester calendar. Or by clicking the Calendar tab on the menu then select weekly overview or agenda.

What is the best way to see an overview of what’s due each week?

In the weekly overview and semester calendar. Or by clicking the Calendar tab on the menu then select weekly overview.

What is the attendance policy?

You earn points(10) from coming to class and points for class preparation (10); points(10) are deducted for unexcused absences or arriving to class late. The course also follows GSU’s attendance policy.

What are the two ways you can lose points?

Absences/being late and not turning in projects on time.

What are my office hours, and how do you make an appointment to see me outside of class?

Office hours are T/R 9:00-11:00am; email for appointments.

How do you earn participation credit? Provide a link to the instructions/guidelines for participation.

Participation credit can be earned by completing tasks in and out class. Some examples of these tasks include class preparation assignments, group  participation, visiting office hours, and completing Lynda.com tutorials. 

How many points can you earn by participating in or organizing a study group session?

Up to 25 points.

How can you be assured of earning an “A” in this course?

Obtaining 2,180 points by attending class, turning in major projects on time, and completing extra tasks.

What are the minimum requirements for earning a passing grade of “C”?

If you do the bare minimum: complete all major projections, come prepared to class, and miss only four class meetings. 

What do you do if you’re not sure how to document your participation in order to earn points?

Ensure that you have your own record of doing assignments by making blog posts.

What are the Unit 1 readings and what online tool are you using to annotate them for Reading Annotations 1&2?

Unit 1 readings are “Defining Technical Communication” and “Definition of Technical Communication.” The website used for annotations is hypothes.is