Spring 2016 - Shelton State Community College

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SYLLABUS
Course Number and Section
Credit Hours
Course Title
Spring 2016
Course Information
Prerequisite(s)
INSERT Course Prerequisites here and include the following statement:
Students are required to complete prerequisites for this course. Students who enroll without
completing prerequisites for this course may be withdrawn by the College and may not qualify
for a refund of tuition. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all course
prerequisites are completed and documented at the College. Note: If there are no prerequisites,
replace this paragraph with “None”.
Course
Description
INSERT information printed in current SSCC Catalog.
Student
Learning
Outcomes
Class days
and time
Campus and
Class location
Required
textbook and
Course
Materials
Last Date of
Withdrawal
Make-up
policy
Daily
Activities,
Class
Participation,
Pop Quizzes,
etc.
Final
Examination
Tutors and
Office of
Specialized
Student
Services
The five general education areas for the college are mathematical skills, computer skills,
writing skills, oral communication skills, and critical thinking skills.
INSERT Course Specific Student Learning Outcomes. Contact division chair for Student
Learning Outcomes.
INSERT days of the week and class beginning and ending times or information about
connectivity for an online course
[Instructor’s note: If there is a lab, clinical, etc. associated with your class, include the dates, times,
and locations.]
INSERT Martin Campus and room number or
C.A. Fredd Campus and Building Number and/or Room Number or information about
important times and locations associated with an online course.
INSERT the official textbook and other required or optional materials that are listed on the
official textbook list for the year. [Instructor’s note: The instructor is required to use the textbook
assigned for the class/lab. The instructor must consult the division chair regarding the textbook and
other materials.]
INSERT the appropriate date for the course you are teaching. PLEASE BE CAREFUL TO
CHOOSE THE CORRECT ONE.
First Split Term: February 18, 2016
Full Term: April 7, 2016
Second Split Term: April 18, 2016
INSERT your make-up policy here. Your policy should be clearly stated. [Instructor’s note:
Refer to the College Attendance Policy in the catalog, specifically the section on make-up work. You
are advised to discuss your make-up policy with your division chair. Some divisions/departments
have division/department make-up policies.]
INSERT detailed information about the daily activities, class participation, pop quizzes, etc. in
the course and how they will count toward the grade. [Instructor’s note: Include your make-up
policies for these daily activities, class participation, pop quizzes, etc. in the Make-Up Policy section
of the syllabus.]
INSERT the final examination date and time as published on the SSCC website. Please DO
NOT refer the student to a schedule printed elsewhere. [Instructor’s note: The final examination
date and time must be included on the course outline calendar. In the event that there is no final
examination, there should be a meaningful classroom experience scheduled for that date and time.
Final examinations are not to be given during a regularly scheduled class meeting or at any time other
than as shown on the final examination schedule.]
“Shelton State Community College is dedicated to the success of its students. To further that
goal, free tutoring is available to all currently enrolled students. If you need additional
assistance to succeed, contact Annette Cook at [email protected] If you have a disability
and need accommodations to help you be successful, contact Michele Minor at
[email protected] or visit her in the Office of Specialized Student Services.”
Emergency
Preparedness
and Sexual
Misconduct
Shelton State Community College continues to be committed to a safe teaching and learning
environment for students and employees. In an effort to further strengthen efforts at keeping
the College Community free from weapon related violence and to eradicate sexual misconduct
crimes and infractions, SSCC has recently enacted the following policies that address these
areas specifically. Sexual misconduct is an often underreported crime and victims should be
aware that SSCC has a confidential process in place for reporting such actions and for helping
victims identify resources for assistance. Links to these policies and other important emergency
preparedness related topics may be found on the college website:
http://www.sheltonstate.edu/discover_sscc/emergency_preparedness.aspx.
Instructor Information
Instructor
Instructor’s
E-mail and
phone number
Student hours
and location
for Student
Hours
Website
Division
Chair’s
E-mail and
phone number
INSERT Instructor’s name.
INSERT instructor’s SSCC email address and phone number.
It is helpful to tell students the timeframe within which they could expect a reply (i.e., 24 hours, 1
working day).
INSERT specific hours designated as “S” hour(s) on work schedule as well as location.
INSERT instructor’s faculty website, if applicable.
INSERT Division Chair’s email address and phone number.
College Policy Information
Academic
Misconduct
Attendance
Policy
Standard
College
Policies
Student Email
(Bucs Mail)
Quality
Enhancement
Plan
Whether or not academic misconduct has occurred and what classroom sanctions, if any, are to
be applied are matters to be determined by the respective instructor. A student who opposes
the sanction imposed by an instructor may appeal the matter to the appropriate Associate
Dean.
SSCC Attendance Policy: Students are expected to attend all classes for which they are
registered, to be prompt, and to remain in class/lab for the entire time. Attendance will be
recorded at every class/lab meeting. On the final grade report, instructors are required to
identify the last day of attendance for all students who receive a grade of “F” or “U.” Students
who are unable to attend class regularly, regardless of the reason or circumstance, should
withdraw from the class. Withdrawal from class can affect eligibility for federal financial aid.
If a student is unable to attend at least 80 percent of class meetings, regardless of the reason or
circumstance, it is recommended that the student withdraw from that class; excessive absences
interfere with the student’s ability to successfully complete the course.
The college catalog and website detail standard college polices for all teaching and learning
activities. This class syllabus is intended to give further detail about the policies and
expectations in this class. Students are expected to be aware of and abide by College policies in
every class.
All students who are or have been registered for classes at Shelton State Community College
are provided an e-mail account. Students who are currently registered must have an e-mail
account. Electronic mail is the official method of communication for delivery of information.
Shelton State designated communicators may use this e-mail account to send official
communications to the student body. Student email addresses will be recorded in the college’s
electronic directories and records. To activate/sign in to your Bucs Mail account, visit the Bucs
Mail icon at www.sheltonstate.edu.
Shelton State’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
Improving Student Success in Online Classes
Grading:
[Instructor’s note: A detailed explanation of how a student’s grade is derived will include how much each
assignment counts and its weight in the final grade. The student must know in advance how the grade is derived and
must receive feedback from assignments in a timely manner so that informed decisions may be made regarding the
class.]
The following information about the course is required:
Activities and Material covered by that Activity
Percentage of Grade
Or Number of Points
In this table identify all activities used to determine a student’s grade.
Include the material covered by that activity.
Student’s
Score
Identify % of final grade
(or the number of points if
using a point system) of the
activities
Final Examination - Identify material covered
100 % or total number of
points possible
The following is required:
Letter grades will be assigned according to the following:
Percentage Grade
90-100
80-89
70-79
60-69
59 and below
Letter grade
A
B
C
D
F
[Instructor’s note: Course outline calendars are available at http://www.sheltonstate.edu/faculty_staff/faculty_resources/model_syllabus.aspx.
The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its admissions, programs,
and services in compliance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
of 1990. - See more at: http://www.sheltonstate.edu/discover_sscc/eeoc_statement.aspx#sthash.ZEfKOVpJ.dpuf
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