How will your final grade be calculated?
Points are earned for what you do in the course, including attending class, completing in-class work, studying, and major projects. You can lose points for missing class and failing to turn in work or major projects. Your final grade is based on how many points you accrue throughout the course.
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 where you turn in work by submitting a link to your site.
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?
Under the calendar tab.
What is the best way to see an overview of what’s due each week?
The weekly overview.
What is the attendance policy?
You earn points for coming to class and lose points for unexcused absences. You will earn 10 points for coming to class, and 10 points for required class preparation, for a total of 20 points per class. 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?
Unexcused absences and missed class prep assignments.
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; 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.
You can earn participation credit by engaging with your peers and the course assignments in inventive ways.
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?
Earn 2,800 points in the course.
What are the minimum requirements for earning a passing grade of “C”?
Completing all the major projects, coming to class prepared, and missing only four class meeting.
What do you do if you’re not sure how to document your participation in order to earn points?
If you ever have questions about what kind of evidence you need to provide to document your participation and how to submit it, stop by during office hours or ask the question before or after class. You’ll earn points for the office hours visit, asking the question, and for finding a way to make the information available to the rest of your classmates.
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 ArchitectureJames Deetz, “Parting Ways,” from In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American LifeStephanie Fitzgerald, “The Cultural Work of a Mohegan Painted Basket,” from Early Native Literacies in New England: A Documentary and Critical Anthology