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Seminar Seminar is optional in this class as it is not graded. However, seminar is a great source of enrichment to the course materials and I encourage everyone to attend
NS420coursematerials E Text books Title: Nutrition Therapy Advanced Counseling Skills Author: Kathy King and Bridget Klawitter ISBN: 978-0-7817-7798-8 Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Software – Microsoft Word is required
NS420 Assignments Unit 3 Project 1 Unit 5 Project 2 Unit 7 Project 3 Unit 9 Project 4 The projects in this course is a case study that will build from one project to the next.
NS420 Course Calendar Each unit starts on Wednesday and ends on Tuesday at 11:59 PM. Dates are located in the syllabus. Unit/Topic Learning Activities Assessments
Grading scale & time table Kaplan University Grading Scale (A – F) Grades will be posted: Projects and Discussion– within 5 days of due day or by Sunday of the following unit.
Gradebook Check your grade book for grading comments * Indicates it hasn’t been graded Once graded, a numerical value will be assigned and appear as “25/25” “0/25” indicates the assignment is due but has not been received To find your comments on graded assignments click on your score “25/25”
Latework & Incompletes Late Work – No late work will be accepted! 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 Incompletes Must have 75% of the course work completed File due date 4/4/11 Work completed by 4/22/2011
LateWorkpolicy Extenuating Circumstances Personal/family member hospitalization Death in the family Weather/environmental Military assignment Note: computer related issues, internet connectivity issues and clinical blocks are not considered extenuating circumstances. Please contact me to make alternative arrangements if needed PRIOR to the assignment being due.
TutoringandHelp KU Writing Center Tutoring APA citation Review grammar See sample essays Chat with a live tutor Paper review service - Submit a paper and receive feedback in 48 – 72 hours.
APA Format required Be sure to have your project assignments submitted in this correct format Title Page Double spaced Reference page in APA format You can potentially drop your grade from an A to a B by not following this format. Use the tools, on line help, and tutors available to you (Writing Center) References at the end of papers must be cited in the body of your paper.
Resources to help you Announcement “Accessing the Writing Center” ppt Doc Sharing “Project Assignment Guidelines” Course Home: Writing Center Info Course Home: On line communications Student Coaching
Rubrics – Grading criteria Projects Due Tuesday by 11:59 PM for full credit Weekly Discussion Threads Initial response by Saturday 2 responses to classmates on the topic Course content & organization Make frequent references to course reading Add a citation and reference in APA format
Other Attendance/tardiness policy Plagiarism Policy (see link under course home) 1st offense: Failure of assignment 2nd offense: Failure of class 3rd offense: Expulsion or permanent dismissal from the University. Netiquette (in syllabus & posted under course announcements).
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