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Ns420 coursesyllabuspresentation

  1. 1. Welcome to NS420!<br />Instructor: Stacey Day, MS, RD<br />sday2@kaplan.edu<br />AIM: staceydayRD<br />Phone: 26-416-0165<br />
  2. 2. Methodsof communication<br /> Course Announcements <br /> Kaplan email <br /> Grade book<br />Phone Number: 267-416-0165<br />Please only call from 9am – 9pm, EST<br />If I do not answer please leave me your phone number, best time to reach you, and your time zone.<br />
  3. 3. Seminar<br />Seminar is optional in this class as it is not graded.<br />However, seminar is a great source of enrichment to the course materials and I encourage everyone to attend<br />
  4. 4. Syllabus<br />
  5. 5. NS420coursematerials<br />E Text books<br />Title:   Nutrition Therapy Advanced Counseling Skills           <br />            Author: Kathy King and Bridget Klawitter  <br />            ISBN: 978-0-7817-7798-8<br />            Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins<br />Software – Microsoft Word is required<br />
  6. 6. NS420 Assignments<br />Unit 3 Project 1<br />Unit 5 Project 2<br />Unit 7 Project 3<br />Unit 9 Project 4<br />The projects in this course is a case study that will build from one project to the next. <br />
  7. 7. NS420 Course Calendar<br />Each unit starts on Wednesday and ends on Tuesday at 11:59 PM.<br />Dates are located in the syllabus.<br />Unit/Topic<br />Learning Activities<br />Assessments<br />
  8. 8. NS420 Grading Criteria<br />Discussion Board - 45% of grade <br />50 pts x 9 wks = 450 points<br />Projects - 55% of grade <br />Project 1– 125 points<br />Project 2 – 150 points<br />Project 3–150 points<br />Project 4 – 150 points<br />Total Points 1000 <br />
  9. 9. Grading scale & time table<br /> Kaplan University Grading Scale (A – F)<br /> Grades will be posted:<br />Projects and Discussion– within 5 days of due day or by Sunday of the following unit.<br />
  10. 10. Gradebook<br />Check your grade book for grading comments<br /> * Indicates it hasn’t been graded<br /> Once graded, a numerical value will be assigned and appear as “25/25”<br /> “0/25” indicates the assignment is due but has not been received<br /> To find your comments on graded assignments click on your score “25/25”<br />
  11. 11. Gradebookexample<br />
  12. 12. Latework & Incompletes<br />Late Work – No late work will be accepted!<br />Kaplan University does not allow late work to be accepted. If there is an extenuating circumstance as described prior, then contact me for alternative arrangements. Documentation must be provided<br />Incompletes<br />Must have 75% of the course work completed<br />File due date 4/4/11<br />Work completed by 4/22/2011<br />
  13. 13. LateWorkpolicy<br />Extenuating Circumstances<br />Personal/family member hospitalization<br />Death in the family<br />Weather/environmental<br />Military assignment<br />Note: computer related issues, internet connectivity issues and clinical blocks are not considered extenuating circumstances.<br />Please contact me to make alternative arrangements if needed PRIOR to the assignment being due.<br />
  14. 14. TutoringandHelp<br />KU Writing Center<br />Tutoring<br />APA citation<br />Review grammar<br />See sample essays<br />Chat with a live tutor<br />Paper review service - Submit a paper and receive feedback in 48 – 72 hours.<br />
  15. 15. APA Format required<br />Be sure to have your project assignments submitted in this correct format<br />Title Page<br />Double spaced<br />Reference page in APA format<br />You can potentially drop your grade from an A to a B by not following this format. <br />Use the tools, on line help, and tutors available to you (Writing Center)<br />References at the end of papers must be cited in the body of your paper. <br />
  16. 16. Resources to help you<br />Announcement “Accessing the Writing Center” ppt<br />Doc Sharing “Project Assignment Guidelines”<br />Course Home: Writing Center Info<br />Course Home: On line communications <br />Student Coaching<br />
  17. 17. Rubrics – Grading criteria<br />Projects<br />Due Tuesday by 11:59 PM for full credit<br />Weekly Discussion Threads<br />Initial response by Saturday<br />2 responses to classmates on the topic <br />Course content & organization<br />Make frequent references to course reading<br />Add a citation and reference in APA format<br />
  18. 18. Other<br />Attendance/tardiness policy<br />Plagiarism Policy (see link under course home)<br />1st offense: Failure of assignment<br />2nd offense: Failure of class<br />3rd offense: Expulsion or permanent dismissal from the University. <br />Netiquette (in syllabus & posted under course announcements). <br />
  19. 19. Syllabus questions???Please email me at sday2@kaplan.edu<br />