Syllabus and Course Info Quiz


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?

  • The grades are calculated by points, every assignment is worth a certain amount of points and at the end of the semester all of those points are calculated to get the final grade. You can view your grades/points on the Google Drive

What happens if you don’t complete one of the major projects?

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 all of our work for major projects and extra credit get submitted.  Submission Form

Embed the course calendar and weekly overview below this question.

Weekly Overview & Course Calendar

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

Under the calendar tab that says unit overview or weekly overview

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

To view the weekly overview, because it is more detailed than the unit overview.

What is the attendance policy?

Attendance is necessary to be successful in the class and each unexcused absence is a loss of 100 points. you can lose 50-100 points for tardiness.

What is one way you can lose points?

You can also lose points for missing class, failing to turn in a project on time, and coming to class unprepared, etc., etc.

What are my office hours, the office hours of the two community instructors, and how do you make an appointment to see one of us outside of class?

Professor Wharton: Office: 25 Park Place #2434 Office Hours: T/Th 9-11 am,  W 9-10 am  an

To schedule an appointment email:

Community instructors: Office: 25 Park Place, 22d floor, Office Hours: M/W 1-3 pm & M/W 10:30 am-12:30 pm

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

Syllabus & Course Info

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

20 points

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

By doing all of the major assignments, class, prep and any extra credit to receive a total of 5,985 points

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

If you complete and earn the minimum points for all of the major projects, complete all of the class prep, and attend every class, you will earn at least 2,200 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? 

Be sure to let me know when you have completed points-potential work that doesn’t automatically get counted. Generally, you will do this by writing up your work as a blog post and submitting the link to your post via the submission form

What are the Unit 1 readings and which one is your group assigned to focus on for the Unit 1 Reading Response?