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Course Title: GER 202 - Intermediate German I (3 credits)
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Course Description and Prerequisites
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
Textbooks and Materials
Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials
Attendance is met by posting the assignments and taking the quizzes and exams by the due dates.
In this course, though you should work on an assigned chapter at least 3 times a week, all work will be due at midnight on Sunday evening. Pace your study in several short sessions rather than a long one on Sunday afternoon.
Late Work Policy: (Instructor-the following is suggested late work policy, please modify it.)
All Canvas work is subject to a 1% late penalty per day. This means that each day your canvas work is late it will add a 1% penalty. For example, if you submit a 50 point assignment 5 days late, your assignment will be subject to a 5% late penalty which is a reduction of 2.5 points. Textbook homework will not have a late penalty, but keep in mind the exams are based on the textbook and Canvas work so you want to do them before you take the exam.
Grading Turnaround Time:
All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days from the submission date, and sooner when possible.
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Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
Taking Proctored Assessments
Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
External Tools Used in the Course (Regarding Accessibility Statement)
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NOVA Online Policies and Procedures
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