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Course Description and Prerequisites | Course Objectives | Time Expectation | Course Requisite Technical Skills | Textbooks and Materials | Course Grading | Course Policies | Plagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities | Overview of Assignments | Taking Exams and Using Exam Passes | Your Email Account | Student Resources | Accommodation Policy and Statements | NOVA Online Policies and Procedures | Course Summary (Assignment Schedule and Critical Dates)
Course Title: GOL 112 - Oceanography II + Lab (4 credits)
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Course Description and Prerequisites
In order to succeed in this online course, you must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:
- Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins and add-ons.
- Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
- Working knowledge of the Canvas learning management system.
- Ability to proficiently search the web for information
- Ability to download and print information from websites
- Ability to download, view, and/or print PDF files
Textbooks and Materials
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Films on Demand
Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials
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Grading Turnaround Time:
All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days from the submission date, and sooner when possible.
The incomplete grade is used for verifiable unavoidable reasons. If you have made significant progress in your course, your end date is near, and you have reasons that can be documented as unavoidable, you may request a grade of Incomplete. To request a grade of Incomplete for this course, you must:
- Have satisfactorily completed 60 percent or more of the assignments (per VCCS policy)
- Explain your extenuating circumstances in writing
- Provide a plan for completing the remaining assignments in writing (all work must be completed by the end of the subsequent semester)
- The time you have to complete the course must be agreed upon with your instructor, but will be no more than one additional semester
Withdraw from the Course
Plagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
There are 2 proctored exams in this course. The exams are online and must be taken in a proctored environment.
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Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
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