Course Syllabus

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Course Description and Prerequisites | Course ObjectivesTime Expectation | Course Requisite Technical Skills | Textbooks and Materials | Course Grading | Course PoliciesPlagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities | Overview of Assignments | Taking Exams and Using Exam PassesYour Email Account | Student ResourcesAccommodation Policy and Statements | NOVA Online Policies and Procedures | Course Summary (Assignment Schedule and Critical Dates)


Course Title:  ENG 243: Survey of English Literature I (3 credits)

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Course Description and Prerequisites

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Course Objectives

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Time Expectation

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Course Requisite Technical Skills

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

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Textbooks and Materials

I am pleased to announce that no books are required for this course. All the required reading materials will be provided to you free of charge through this Canvas course site.

Most of the reading assignments have been compiled in Google documents; other readings will be available to you via links to specific websites. If you use your VCCS Google account (or if you have a private Google account), you will be able to save most of the reading files in your Google Drive. 

Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials

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Course Grading

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Course Policies

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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.

Incomplete Policy:

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

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Plagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities

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Overview of Assignments

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Taking Exams and Using Exam Passes

Exam Passes

There are 2 proctored exams in this course. The exams are online and must be taken at a campus testing center.

Print out the Exam Pass and read the directions which follow in Taking Exams.

Taking Exams

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Your Email Account

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Student Resources

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Accommodation Policy and Statements

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NOVA Online Policies and Procedures

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Course Summary:

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