Syllabus Take Home (class FAQs)

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

How will your final grade be calculated?

  • Individual Reading Annotations (6, 300-600 points)
  • Individual Pitch Presentation (1, 125-250 points)
  • Collaborative Final Service Learning Client Packet (300-600 points)
  • Individual Online Professional Profile (1, 125-250 points)
  • Participation (400+)

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 form used to submit assignments (similar to dropbox)
  • view-source:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfWoSBNWFK0y0ZgxyVcOZ8nuJYr0UFcla0C8Sm_hNUSmNjUqQ/viewform?embedded=true

Embed the course calendar and weekly overview below this question.

Weekly overview:

http://techwritingf16.robinwharton.net/syllabus-course-info/#WeeklyOverview

Course Calendar:

http://techwritingf16.robinwharton.net/syllabus-course-info/#Agenda

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

The unit overview section (What will we be doing)

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

Weekly overview section (What is the general plan for the course, and when are things

due?)

What is the attendance policy?

“You lose 10 points for each absence or missed class prep assignment. Arriving to class

late will result in a deduction of 5-10 points.”

What are the two ways you can lose points?

“missing class, failing to turn in a project on time, coming to class unprepared, etc., etc.“

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

“Office Hours: T/Th 9-11 am, and by appointment; I am able to meet during office hours

or by appointment via Skype or Google Hangout if that works better than an in-person

conference”

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

By being active in class and even pursuing skill building outside of class

http://techwritingf16.robinwharton.net/syllabus-course-info/#Plan||Participation|1

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?

Complete each project to completion, ensure a strong attendance, and participate. Be

active in learning these skills. 2180 points

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

‘If you complete all of the major projects, come to class prepared, and miss only four class meetings, you will earn at least 1,330 points and a grade of “C.”’

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

Discuss with professor and document your work accordingly.

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

Using hypothes.is to annotate and document the follwing readings (from class site):

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