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    • Contacting me
      • Office: Liberal Arts
      • Email: [email_address]
      • Twitter: twitter.com/professorfoster
      • Subscribe to my Twitter--many class updates will be put on it!
    • Assessment
      • Four assessments:
        • Midterm (20%)
        • Final (30%)
        • Groupwork (10%)
        • Essay (40%)
    • Grades
      • A: 90-99%
      • B+: 86-89%
      • B: 80-85%
      • C+:76-79%
      • C: 70-75%
      • D: 60-69%
      NO NEGOTIATING Four assessments weighed and averaged I reserve the right to improve grades
    • Attendance
      • Optional, but in your best interest
      • Powerpoints will be put on EKU on a week-by-week basis
      • If attendance numbers are low, Powerpoints will not be put on EKU
      • If you will sleep in class, don’t come
      • If I see people texting and/or playing with phones during class, I won’t post Powerpoints
    • Final Exam
      • My tests are easy
      • Range of 25-33 multiple-choice questions
      • Will be graded on a curve
    • Essays
      • Research Essays of 500 and 750 words
      • Essays must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form
      • Essays in .hwp format will not be accepted nor acknowledged
      • Essays must be sent to [email_address]
      • Essays are due on Friday of Week 10 and 15
    • Groupwork
      • During Weeks 9 & 15 you will meet with a partner TWICE.
      • At the first meeting, you will bring a rough draft of your essay and exchange it with your partner
      • You will read, revise, edit, and correct your partner’s essay
    • Groupwork
      • On the second meeting, you will exchange essays, look over your partner’s comments, and discuss
      • You will then consider your partner’s comments when revising your essay, and submit it to me by the deadline (Friday of Week 10 and Friday of Week 15)
    • Virtual Classes
      • We will not meet on Weeks 9,10, 15
      • Weeks 9 and 15 will be your writing lab groupwork
      • Week 10 will be virtual courses conducted via the Portal and Twitter
      • Follow my Twitter for more information
    • Groupwork meetings
      • You will meet with your partner INSTEAD OF COMING TO CLASS. As a result, there will be no class meetings during Weeks 9 and 15.
      • You must include a brief report of your meetings with your partner (no more than 100 words) when emailing me your paper
    • Essay submission process
      • Choose a topic (any time during the course)
      • Begin researching your topic (you must include at least ONE secondary source in your essay)
      • Begin writing your essay (Week 12-14)
      • Meet your partner (Week 15)
    • Essay submission process
      • Revise your partner’s paper
      • Receive your paper’s revisions
      • Discuss revisions with your partner
      • Revise your paper
      • Submit paper by emailing to [email_address]
      • Make sure your essay filename is in the following format: STUDENT# NAME (for example: 2010123456 Kim Jeong Seok)