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|Fall 2001||Room: BU 201 Time: 4:00-5:15 PM, MW|
|Instructors:||John Paolillo firstname.lastname@example.org||Office:||022@SLIS||812 855 3247||Hours:||2:45-4:00 PM M (Paolillo)|
|Howard Rosenbaum email@example.com||023@SLIS||812 855 3250||2:00-4:00 PM M, W (Rosenbaum)|
Grades of <I> (Incomplete) may be assigned in this course after discussion with the instructor, but, depending on the circumstances, there will be a penalty applied at the discretion of the instructors.
All papers and assignments must be submitted on the dates specified in this syllabus. If you cannot submit an assignment or cannot deliver a presentation on the date it is due, it is your responsibility to discuss your situation with the instructor, preferably in advance. Given that your reasons or problems are legitimate, arrangements for the completion of the outstanding work can be made; this will occur, however, at the discretion of the instructor. There will be a penalty for work turned in after the assigned date, and this will also be applied at the discretion of the instructors.
Your written, web-based, and oral work will be evaluated according to four criteria; it must:
Borderline grades will be decided (up or down) on the basis of class contributions and participation throughout the semester.
Indiana University and School of Library and Information Science policies on academic dishonesty will be followed. Students found to be engaging in plagiarism, cheating, and other types of dishonesty will receive an F for the course. As a rule of thumb, when in doubt, cite the source!
The following definitions of letter grades have been defined by student and faculty members of the Committee on Improvement of Instruction and have been approved by the faculty (November 11,1996) as an aid in evaluation of academic performance and to assist students by giving them an understanding of the grading standards of the School of Library and Information Science:
|A||4.0||Outstanding achievement. Student performance demonstrates full command of he course materials and evinces a high level of originality and/or creativity that far surpasses course expectations|
|A-||3.7||Excellent achievement. Student performance demonstrates thorough knowledge of the course materials and exceeds course expectations by completing all requirements in a superior manner|
|B+||3.3||Very good work. Student performance demonstrates above-average comprehension of the course materials and exceeds course expectations on all tasks as defined in the course syllabus|
|B||3.0||Good work. Student performance meets designated course expectations, demonstrates understanding of the course materials and is at an acceptable level|
|B-||2.7||Marginal work. Student performance demonstrates incomplete understanding of course materials.|
|Unsatisfactory work. Student performance demonstrates incomplete and inadequate understanding of course materials|
|Unacceptable work. Course work performed at this level will not count toward the MLS or MIS degree. For the course to count towards the degree, the student must repeat the course with a passing grade.|
|F||0.0||Failing. Student may continue in program only with permission of the Dean.|
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