What are the major projects? In a bulleted list, provide links to the project descriptions for each of them.
- Reading Annotations
- Annotated Bibliography
- Built Environment Descriptions
- Built Environment Analysis
How will your final grade be calculated?
Points are earned through assignments, projects, and extra credit. Points are gained rather than lost.
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 the area of the website where we can submit all digital assignments. It can be used by going to the website and choosing submission form under the projects tab.
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?
Select Unit Overview under the Calendar tab
What is the best way to see an overview of what’s due each week?
Select Weekly Overview under the Calendar tab
What is the attendance policy?
Students earn ten points for attending class and lose ten points for unexcused absences.
What are the two ways you can lose points?
Unexcused absences and not submitting class preparation assignments.
What are my office hours, and how do you make an appointment to see me outside of class?
Office hours are from 9-11 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and email, Skype, or Google Hangouts can be used to schedule and facilitate appointments.
How do you earn participation credit? Provide a link to the instructions/guidelines for participation.
Participation points can be earned by attending class, participating in class, and completing assignments on time, plus other options that include using of technology and other optional activities.
How many points can you earn by participating in or organizing a study group session?
Up to 25
How can you be assured of earning an “A” in this course?
Complete all major projects, miss no more than four classes, and earning 2,800 points.
What are the minimum requirements for earning a passing grade of “C”?
Missing only four classes, completing major projects, and earning 1,675 points.
What do you do if you’re not sure how to document your participation in order to earn points?
Ask Dr. Wharton during office hours or before or after class.
What are the Unit 1 readings and which one would you like to annotate for Reading Annotation 1?
Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley, “Introduction,” from Invitation to Vernacular Architecture
James Deetz, “Parting Ways,” from In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life
Stephanie Fitzgerald, “The Cultural Work of a Mohegan Painted Basket,” from Early Native Literacies in New England: A Documentary and Critical Anthology