As we head into the semester’s final stretch, I wanted to remind all of my classes about a couple of items.
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Evaluation depends on overall student performance. While the particulars of evaluation might differ between classes, it will usually depend on the successful completion of all requirements.
To my World Literature 2 online course: the final exam is now posted. To study for the exam, I would recommend concentrating on the following.
I made a mistake. The reading schedule on LitMUSE does not match the one on Humanities Online. Therefore, we have some extra time for our current assignments: the Russian readings. When in doubt, always default to the syllabus on LitMUSE.
Folks, the Faust grades are in, and they are pretty poor. Some of the class has dropped, and others have stopped doing the forums all together. However, those of you who hope to pass the class must post in the forums each week. This means more than posting a perfunctory question.
I have finished evaluating the forums for both of my World Lit sections, and I must say I disappointed. Once again (am I sounding like a broken record, yet?) I’d like to remind you that you cannot receive full credit for a forum unless you post more than once.
Be sure you understand how to write in the forum: that all forums are worth 10 points and that each post in a thread is worth a maximum of 5. What follows is an example of a strong forum post.
For those of you taking an online class in which there are reading quizzes to be completed, I’d like to remind you what I said the first day of class: your short answers will often be marked incorrect by the computer. Computer’s are dumb. Therefore, I double-check everything before giving you a final grade. Do [...]
All gradebooks are now ready and available to students. In order to view your grades, follow the instructions to login. If you do not have your student ID (your social security number will not work), you should be able to log into Banner to get that information. For my World Literature II Online section: you [...]
As of this weekend, my gradebooks for World Lit and London as Text are current. Henceforth, it will be your responsibility to keep up with your grades and discussing with me any assignments you have missed and your intentions about submitting them.