I have been teaching for over a decade and recall only one such incident. So while I appreciate that such questions would be irritating, I cannot relate to them.
Four or more absences F Absences for which a medical or court excuse is provided professional letterhead required will be recorded but not figured in the attendance grade.
Likewise, one absence for which advance notice is given by phone or in person will not be figured in the attendance grade.
Any significant tardy or early departure from class will be figured as a half absence. Keep in mind that this is an occupational course, and attendance is important here just as it will be in the employment for which this course is in part designed to prepare you.
If required, required attendance needs to be explainable, incorporated into course or activity objectives, and clarified the very first day of class.
Six to 10 absences are often considered "reasonable" in employment over a year, and a semester course meets about one-quarter of a year, usually fewer than five days a week, and only a few hours each time, so six absences plus "excusable" absences and one "freebie" is probable reasonable in an occupational course.
Your recorded grades will be available for your review at any convenient time. Do remember to keep all drawings and quizzes returned to you so that any discrepancies can be easily and fairly straightened out.
Except in cases of actual error, final grades are permanent. The last day to withdraw from the course is Friday, October Final "I" grades will not be permitted except in cases of prolonged, continuous, and excused absences in the latter half of the course.
Under no circumstances will an "I" grade be given when more than half of the coursework has not been completed. Final "N" grades will be given only in very rare and exceptional cases. An "N" will never be given simply to replace a grade that you would prefer not to receive.
You will be required to meet privately with the instructor in his office at least one time outside of class time early in the course and to complete at least two evaluation-type exercises during the course.
General grading policies really need to be spelled out as early as possible. The policies here are based on having tried probably everything else, finding that students very seldom make up "incompletes," and understanding that there are liability issues involved in recording a failing grade for any student when an "N" no grade is recorded for anyone else.
Since settling on these policies years ago, John has never had a student complaint about a grade or ever struggled over a grade. No drawing is permitted during lecture periods. Food and beverages are not permitted in the classroom. This includes plate lunches, drinks, candy, etc.
Class lab time is expected to be spent in lab work. Lab time is not free time. Attendance and concerted work on assignments are required. Work at home will be required in addition to work during lab times work at home should not substitute for work during lab periods.
For trade courses, safety rules should be spelled out here or separately. First aid kit -- located in Room All instructors have a key to the room.
Emergency ambulance -- from any instructor's office, phone "9" to get an outside line, then " Campus security -- phone "" Mon, Tues, or Fri 7: Should be more specific.
In general, your ideas, comments, suggestions, questions, grade challenges, etc. Your discretion in these matters is expected, however. No part of your grade will be based on anything other than your coursework and attendance.
You are encouraged to take advantage of instructor office hours for help with coursework or anything else connected with the course and your progress. The idea is to have a plan and policies in place, i.
However, there will probably be some students who did well in academic courses where information was most important and who will be surprised at the relative difficulty of this course where manual skills and visualization are most important.A well-designed syllabus is an essential tool for effectively managing a course.
It gives students a clear understanding of your expectations and a road map for how the course will be conducted. Syllabus Art Art for Children Above is a "My Family" picture by a preschool child. writing assignments working on art compositions assessing art works If you take a college studio art class, your artwork will be graded because the goal of that course is related to becoming a professional artist.
This is a teaching/learning theory. Catalog Description: Introduction to the place of visual art in modern society, to the vocabulary used in discussing a work of art, and to a few of the studio techniques artists use to produce two- and three- dimensional art works.
AP ® i Syllabus W ii Curricular Requirements CR1a Students and teachers use a college-level art history textbook • See page 12 CR1b Students and teachers use primary sources of different types. Students and teachers use a college-level art history textbook AP ® 3 Syllabus W 1 Advanced Placement Art History The AP Art History course emphasizes a deep conceptual understanding of art historical concepts Students will • Writing about Art (essay structure) — Argumentative, Comparison, Formal Analysis.
Writing a Syllabus Especially for a new instructor, the task of writing a syllabus can be a daunting one. The faculty member needs to clearly present their layout for the class, their expectations, and the policies that they will follow.