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The rules

  1. 1. The Rules
  2. 2. the problem
  3. 3. the solution?
  4. 4. The rules will follow.…
  5. 5. Be respectful.
  6. 6. Pay attention,
  7. 7. or else class is a waste of time.
  8. 8. Show a sense of humo[u]r. Seriously.
  9. 9. Practice a mild form of hypocrisy.
  10. 10. Dignity—have a calm and privateconversation when you disagree. Nopublic clamo[u]r or uproar.
  11. 11. Work and Attendance• Turn in your work on time.• Complete and submit in-class writing during class before you leave.• Attend class. More than two absences (excused or not) will hurt your grade.*Exceptions are made for students having a valid medical excuse (note frompractitioner), documented family crisis or religious holiday.
  12. 12. Timeliness is appreciated.
  13. 13. Asking Questions• Ask helpful questions during class.• Don’t hold questions until the end of class.• If you have questions that require extra time, schedule an appointment through email.• Class ends at 8:15.• Go home.
  14. 14. “My rule of life prescribed as anabsolutely sacred rite smoking cigars andalso the drinking of alcohol before, afterand if need be during all meals and inthe intervals between them.”~Winston Churchill
  15. 15. No! No! No!Not before class. Not in a glass.
  16. 16. Drinking AlcoholDrinking alcohol before or during classwill not be tolerated. Everyone knowswhen you are drinking. If they don’tknow, it’s even worse: in this case, youare considered rude and disrespectful bynature and not by circumstances.
  17. 17. Surfing the Internet is prohibited.
  18. 18. Checking Facebook and/or email should occur infrequently.
  19. 19. Never use the class as a study hall.• Never have a book for another class open on your desk. I will notice the book and see it as an act of disrespect.• Typing of any sort that is not part of a class activity is not acceptable behavio[u]r. It’s disrespectful and distracting.
  20. 20. This is a study hall!
  21. 21. This is a class!
  22. 22. Participate!• Respond to questions• Ask thoughtful questions• Respond sensitively to other students• Respect everyone’s right to be heard• Listen attentively• Never dominate the conversation• Complete all in-class writing assignments
  23. 23. Believe whatever you want to believe. No judgments.
  24. 24. Never show weakness of spirit or complain of fatigue or illness.
  25. 25. Show joy!
  26. 26. On the other hand, if you are truly tired, take a nap during class.
  27. 27. I will not wake you up.It is a common rule with primitivepeople not to waken a sleeper, becausehis soul is away and might not havetime to get back.~James George Frazer
  28. 28. POLITEP atiently raising our hands,O utstandingly respectful,L istening carefully,I n our seats we will stay,T rying our best everyday,E ach of us being "POLITE"
  29. 29. Always be respectful.Rudeness is never appropriate or acceptable.To earn respect you must first show respectfor others.
  30. 30. "Manners are the happy ways of doingthings; each one a stroke …of love, nowrepeated …. life is washed, and its details[now] adorned."~Ralph Waldo Emerson
  31. 31. How life will be if we follow the Rules.
  32. 32. Expect to lose points if you break The Rules.
  33. 33. SOURCES•••••••••••••••••••••