SYLLABUS (Fall 2012-1) COURSE: EAP 0400 Speech 4 INSTRUCTOR: RAQUEL FUNDORA-HORTON Telephone-(305) 237-6378 e-mail: [email protected] Office Hours-Rm 1372- M,W,F-10:00-10:50 A.M., M,F-1:00-2:15 P.M. T&R-12:00-2:30 P.M. COURSE DESCRIPTION: See Catalog Description. TEXTBOOK: Summit 1 Joan Saslow & Allen Ascher Pearson Longman COURSE OBJECTIVES: See attached departmental competency statements. ATTENDANCE: After four consecutive absences or a total of six absences students may be administratively withdrawn from the class. GRADING POLICY: Test 1 25% Test 2 25% Test 3 25% Test 4 25% This syllabus is subject to change by the instructor GRADING SCALE: 90-100=A 60-69=D 80-89=B 0-59=F 70-79=C (D AND F ARE NOT PASSING GRADES.) MAKE-UP POLICY: Students will not be allowed to make up missed tests except for documented emergencies. WITHDRAWAL POLICY: It is the student’s responsibility to officially withdraw from the course if he/she decides not to continue in the class. The instructor may decide to administratively withdraw a student for non-attendance. INCOMPLETE GRADES: Incomplete grades will only be assigned under special conditions and with prior permission of the instructor. "This course will address MDC's Learning Outcomes # 1 and # 4." As graduates of Miami Dade College, students will be able to: 1. Communicate effectively using listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. 2. Use quantitative analytical skills to evaluate and process numerical data. 3. Solve problems using critical and creative thinking and scientific reasoning. 4. Formulate strategies to locate, evaluate, and apply information. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures, including global and historical perspectives. 6. Create strategies that can be used to fulfill personal, civic, and social responsibilities. 7. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical thinking and its application to issues in society. 8. Use computer and emerging technologies effectively. 9. Demonstrate an appreciation for aesthetics and creative activities. 10. Describe how natural systems function and recognize the impact of humans on the environment. MDC Cheating Policy: 1st offense = Student receives a grade of “0” on the test or assignment 2nd offense = Student receives “F” grade in the course where the 2nd cheating offense occurs 3rd offense = Student is referred to the Student Dean for dismissal from all classes.