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Course: History 1301
Instructor Dr. Kenneth G. Alfers
Text(s) required:Roark, The American Promise, 4th ed., vol. 1
Wheeler/Becker, Discovering the American Past, 6th ed., vol. 1

Attendance and/or tardy policy: Students are expected to attend class.

Type and number of examinations: Four exams, each consisting of multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions.

Other required quizzes: Six take-home essay quizzes based on primary sources in the Discovering book.

Q: How is the total grade earned?
A: Points are earned by completing the exams and quizzes.  A limited number of extra credit points are available.  A scale is used to translate the points earned to a letter grade at the end of the semester.

Q: What suggestions do you have for student who wants to succeed in your class?
A: Attend class and be engaged.  Use the Study Guide provided.  Read the texts.  Complete assignments thoroughly and on time.  Study.  Ask me questions about the subject matter. Enjoy the opportunity to learn!


Course: History 1301 - Online
Instructor Dr. Kenneth G. Alfers
Text(s) required: Roark, The American Promise, 4th ed., vol. 1, Alfers, Student Course Guide for Shaping America
DVD-ROM, Shaping America.  (Videos plus activities)

Attendance and/or tardy policy: This is an online class; class participation is expected on the Discussion Board.  Assignments and exams must be completed on time.

Type and number of examinations: Four exams, each consisting of multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions.

Other required assignments: Three short essay reports on topics suggested in the Course Guide.  One KNAC (Knowledge in Action) term project (as described on the DVD-ROM).

Q: How is the total grade earned?
A: Points are earned by completing the exams, reports, and KNAC project.  A limited number of extra credit points are available. A scale is used to translate the points earned to a letter grade at the end of the semester.

Q: What suggestions do you have for student who wants to succeed in your class?
A: Time management is critical.  Be engaged with the material.  Use the Course Guide.  Read the text thoroughly.  Watch the videos attentively.  Study. Complete all assignments thoroughly and on time.  Enjoy the opportunity to learn!


Course History 1302
Instructor Dr. Kenneth G. Alfers
Text(s) required: Roark, The American Promise, 4th ed., vol. 2. Wheeler/Becker, Discovering the American Past, 6 th ed., vol. 2

Attendance and/or tardy policy: Students are expected to attend class.

Type and number of examinations: Four exams, each consisting of multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions.

Other required quizzes: Six take-home essay quizzes based on primary sources in the Discovering book.

Q: How is the total grade earned?
A: Points are earned by completing the exams and quizzes.  A limited number of extra credit points are available.  A scale is used to translate the points earned to a letter grade at the end of the semester.

Q: What suggestions do you have for student who wants to succeed in your class?
A: Attend class and be engaged.  Use the Study Guide provided.  Read the texts.  Complete assignments thoroughly and on time.  Study.  Ask me questions about the subject matter. Enjoy the opportunity to learn!


Course History 1302 – Online
Instructor Dr. Kenneth G. Alfers
Text(s) required: Roark, The American Promise, 4th ed., vol. 2, Alfers, Student Course Guide for Transforming Ame rica
DVD-ROM, Transforming America.  (Videos plus activities)

Attendance and/or tardy policy: This is an online class; class participation is expected on the Discussion Board.  Assignments and exams must be completed on time.

Type and number of examinations: Four exams, each consisting of multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions.

Other required assignments: Three short essay reports on topics suggested in the Course Guide.  One KNAC (Knowledge in Action) term project (as described on the DVD-ROM).

Q: How is the total grade earned?
A: Points are earned by completing the exams, reports, and KNAC project.  A limited number of extra credit points are available. A scale is used to translate the points earned to a letter grade at the end of the semester.

Q: What suggestions do you have for student who wants to succeed in your class?
A: Time management is critical.  Be engaged with the material.  Use the Course Guide.  Read the text thoroughly.  Watch the videos attentively.  Study. Complete all assignments thoroughly and on time.  Enjoy the opportunity to learn!

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