Academical Village All Things Political -- Dr. David Garrison
Announcements -- Govt 2302
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. -- Samuel Johnson
Welcome to Dr. Garrison's GOVT 2302 American Government II course. See the course syllabus and other course materials at the course page. Check this web site often for course work and bonus opportunities.
Spring 2012 Semester
(dates subject to change):
Tuesday/Wednesday, January 17/18 -- First class meeting, check your Course page information at the
professor's website, purchase the textbook and bring it to the second
Thursday/Friday, January 19/20 -- Introduction to the textbook & registration for the MyLabsPlus website
Monday/Tuesday January 24/25 -- Letter of introduction due by email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thursday/Friday, February 16/17 -- Task 1 due in class (after submitted to Turnitin).
Tuesday/Wednesday, March 6/7-- Exam 1 in class with Take Home Essay &
MyLabsPlus chapter exam scores submitted to Egradebook
Friday, March 9 -- Last Day to Withdraw
March 12-18 -- Spring Break
March 29/30 -- Task 2 due in class (after submitted to Turnitin).
Friday, April 6 -- Spring Holiday
Friday, April 13 / Tuesday, April 17 -- Exam 2 in class with Take Home Essay & MyLabsPlus chapter
exam scores submitted to Egradebook
Monday/Tuesday, April 30/May 1 -- Task 3 due in class (after submitted to Turnitin).
Thursday/Friday, May 3/4 -- Bonus Opportunities deadline in class.
May 7-11 -- Final Exam All MyLabsPlus chapter exam scores finalized & submitted to Egradebook.
Final Exam Schedule - Spring 2012
Finding Sources, Documenting Correctly, Avoiding Plagiarism
The next CPC Writing Center workshops can help students find reliable research sources, document them correctly, and avoid unconscious plagiarism. Each is presented twice, all in LA115, in the McKinney Campus library. Dates and times vary. These free workshops are open to all Collin students and community members. No advance registration is required.
Workshop: MLA: Tackling the Dragon Learn the basics of MLA documentation, including format, internal citations, and works cited.
First presentation: Tuesday, February 14, 11:30-12:30 p.m. Second presentation: Thursday, February 16, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Workshop: Chicago: My Kind of Style Learn the basics of Chicago Style documentation, which includes footnotes and endnotes. The style is often required in history classes.
First presentation: Monday, February 20, 1:30-3:30 Second presentation: Monday, March 5, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Workshop: Beyond Wikipedia Learn to find reliable academic sources for research and use the college library’s resources from home.
First presentation: Thursday, February 23, 12:00-2:00 p.m. Second presentation: Thursday, March 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Workshop: Plagiarism: How Do I Know? Learn how to avoid committing unconscious plagiarism.
First presentation: Wednesday, February 29, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Second presentation: Thursday, March 1, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Workshop: Conquering APA Format Learn the basics of APA formatting and documentation, required in psychology classes and many other social and natural sciences.
First presentation: Monday, March 19, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Second presentation: Thursday, March 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Writing Center notifies instructors which of their students were present since many instructors give extra credit for workshop attendance.
For more information, phone the CPC Writing Center: 972.548.6857.
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