Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Computer Science
Syllabus for CSC 101 - Introduction to Online Learning
1 credit hour
|Instructor: Kishore Acharya||Office: Wallace 417|
|firstname.lastname@example.org||Office Hours: By appointment|
Prepare students to take online courses at EKU including the use of the Blackboard learning environment. Help students acquire basic skills to be successful in online learning.
Richard J. Van Ness and Steven B. McIntosh, How To Succeed With Online Learning, published by BookSurge.com, 2009. ISBN 978-1-4196-9698-5.
Student Learning Outcomes:
In this course, students will demonstrate the ability to:
|Evaluation Methods:||Grading Scale:|
to get an A, you must have at least a B in each category
to get a B, you must have at least a C in each category
to get a C or D, you must have at least a D in each category.
Student progress will be available on the EKU Blackboard System.
Since this is fully online class, we never meet in the classroom. If you need help, send me an email and we can meet at EKU, Richmond Campus at mutually agreed time.
Late Assignment Policy:
Weekly assignments are due at the end of the day (11:59 pm) each Friday. Late assignments will not be accepted.
Use it or Lose it!
1st day of Attendance - “Use it or Lose it”.
Please remember that all students are expected to participate in blackboard by 1st day of class (Monday 11:59 PM). Those students who do not conform online participation, and have not communicated with the instructor regarding an anticipated absence, may be dropped from the class.
Last Date to Drop the Course:
The last day to drop the course can be found at http://colonelscompass.eku.edu/deadlines-adddrop-refunds (look for partial semester courses) and other important dates can be found at http://colonelscompass.eku.edu/.
A student with a “disability” may be an individual with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities such as learning, seeing or hearing. Additionally, pregnancy or a related medical condition that causes a similar substantial limitation may also be considered a disability under the ADA.
If you are registered with the Office of Services for Individuals with Disabilities, please obtain your accommodation letters from the OSID and present them to the course instructor to discuss any academic accommodations you need. If you believe you need accommodation and are not registered with the OSID, please contact the office in the Whitlock Building Room 361 by email at email@example.com or by telephone at (859) 622-2933. Upon individual request, this syllabus can be made available in an alternative format.
Academic Integrity Statement:
Students are advised that EKU's Academic Integrity policy will strictly be enforced in this course. The Academic Integrity policy is available at http://studentrights.eku.edu/academic-integrity-policy. Questions regarding the policy may be directed to the Office of Academic Integrity.
An official EKU e-mail is established for each registered student, each faculty member, and each staff member. All university communications sent via e-mail will be sent to this EKU e-mail address.
Reading assignments, written assignments, lab assignments, midterm exam, and final exam.
Additional required activities, papers, quizzes, tests, oral reports, special projects, labs, etc. may be given when necessary.