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Course Description and Prerequisites | Course Objectives | Time Expectation | Course Requisite Technical Skills | Textbooks and Materials | Course Grading | Course Policies | Student Rights & Responsibilities | Overview of Assignments | Taking Proctored Assessments | Your Email Account | Student Resources | Accommodation Policy and Statements | NOVA Online Policies and Procedures | Course Summary (Assignment Schedule and Critical Dates)
Course Title: ESL 32 - Reading (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
Attendance Policy: .
To be successful, you should log into the course at least three times a week and complete assignments. You can always check the bottom of the Syllabus to see all assignments and due dates in the Course Summary. I also will post weekly reminders in Announcements and email.
Grading Turnaround Time:
I provide feedback and grade assignments within a week after the final due date.
Late Work Policy:
Do your best to meet assignment deadlines. Classmates will be counting on you to provide feedback, study material, and more. Timely postings are necessary for everyone's success . If you find yourself falling behind, contact me via email and we can work it out. If you haven't completed an assignment within 3 weeks of the due date, you will receive a zero (0) for that assignment.
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 75% of the course.
- Explain your extenuating circumstances to me 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
Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
There are 4 proctored assessments in this course. One is the pre-course exam, which is required but not graded. The other three (3) exams are graded and account for 60% of your overall grade in the course.
Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
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