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Course Title: ESL 51 - Composition III (5 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
Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials
To be successful in an online course, it is important that you participate regularly. You can participate regularly by checking your NOVA email and the course in Canvas daily to make sure that you are aware of any updates and other important information. Plan your schedule so that you work on assignments throughout the week. If you wait until the last day or so of the week, you may find that you do not have enough time to complete your assignments (or to do a good job on your assignments - assignments completed hastily usually do not receive passing grades). Furthermore, you might miss assignments with mid-week deadlines.
Late Work Policy:
As a general rule, I do not accept late work. However, if you need a few extra days to complete your work, you must email me for permission by the last day of the week. I will grant you permission if you can provide a detailed reason for why you are unable to complete your work on time. I will not grant you permission to submit late work if it becomes habitual, however. You must do everything you can to get your work done on time.
Grading Turnaround Time:
All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days after the due date, and sooner when possible.
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Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
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