(1) John Ramage, Writing Arguments. 9th edition New York: Pearson/ Longman is the only required textbook for this course. It is not acceptable to use an earlier version of this textbook, as they do not contain all of the assigned class readings and the content is ordered differently. There are two versions of this textbook and that is the standard version and the brief version. The standard version is ISBN 10: 020517163X / ISBN 13: 978-0205171637 and the brief version is ISBN 10: 0205171567/ ISBN 13: 978-02051171569. It is ok to use a rented or electronic versions of the text.
(2) Assignments are all due by 8:00 PM (Mesa, AZ Time) on its assigned due date.
(3) You can submit your assignments for the class by the “Assignments” link located in the tool bar on the left-hand side of the Canvas Home Page. (Links for individual assignments will also be included in each module.) For formatting requirements all work must appear in black, 12 pt., Times New Roman font, be double-spaced, utilize an MLA heading, bear a title, and use appropriate formality. Submissions that do not adhere to these conventions will be penalized one letter grade per infraction.
(4) The late work policy is 24 hours to submit work late. Any work sent during this 24 hour period will be penalized the equivalent of a full letter grade (i.e.: 10%). Work will be accepted after the 24 hour period has lapsed, without previous permission.
(5) You can find comments that the teacher have written directly on the submitted work the comments box, which you will be able to see when you check your points for a particular assignment. For more substantial assignments, however, the teacher will post comments directly to the paper. You can access these comments by clicking on the eyeglass icon while checking your points.
(6) If you want to drop the class you must be aware of the refund date for the class and you must notify the teacher immediately so that he or she can withdraw you. You can contact the...