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Syllabus Template

Faculty are encouraged to use the Syllabus Template. All course sylllabi must include the components outlined here.


Syllabus

Course Name, Code(s) & Section(s)

Term

Meeting Days and Times

Location

 

Instructor Name:

Office Location:

Office Hours:

Phone:

Email:


Course Objectives

1.

2.

3.

 

Required Texts / Materials:

 

Required Training (if applicable):

 

Grading Policy (including late work policy):

 

Course Attendance Policy:

 

Where to Find Extra Help:

 

Academic Honesty Definitions & Procedures

Is located in the student handbook at https://www.fit.edu/policies/student-handbook/standards-and-policies/academic-honesty/

 

Title IX Statement:  

The university’s Title IX policy is available at https://www.fit.edu/policies/title-ix/

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs and activities.  Florida Institute of Technology policy also prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

Florida Tech faculty are committed to helping create a safe learning environment for all students that is free from all forms of discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  If you, or someone you know, have experienced or is experiencing any of these behaviors, know that help and support are available.

Florida Tech strongly encourages all members of the community to take action, seek support, and report any incident of sexual harassment or gender discrimination to Fanak Baarmand, Title IX Coordinator at 321-674-8885 or fbaarman@fit.edu.

Please note that as your professor, I am required to report any incidents to the Title IX Coordinator. If you wish to speak to an employee who does not have this reporting responsibility, please contact the Student Counseling Center at 321-674-8050.

 

Academic Accommodations:  

Florida Tech is committed to equal opportunity for persons w/disabilities in the participation of activities operated/sponsored by the university. Therefore, students w/documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable educational accommodations. The Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR) supports students by assisting w/accommodations, providing recommended interventions, and engaging in case management services.  It is the student’s responsibility to make a request to OAR before any accommodations can be approved/implemented.  Also, students w/approved accommodations are encouraged to speak w/the course instructor to discuss any arrangements and/or concerns relating to their accommodations for the class.  Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR):  Telephone: 321-674-8285 / Email: accessibilityresources@fit.edu Website: https://www.fit.edu/accessibility-resources

 

Recording Disclosure (Privacy Waiver):

This course may be recorded for use by students and/or faculty. Enrolled students are subject to having their images and voices recorded during the classroom presentations, remote access learning, online course discussions, and remote office hours/meetings. Course participants should have no expectation of privacy regarding their participation in this class.  Recordings may not be reproduced, shared with those not registered in the courses, or uploaded to other online environments.  All recordings will be deleted at the conclusion of the academic term.  

 

Covid-19 University Policy: 

As per Florida Tech’s “Return to Learn Fall 2020” policy, the “use of face coverings [is] mandatory for students.” By attending this class in person students agree to follow all health guidelines listed in that document, as well as practicing social distancing in the classroom itself.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should stay at home and seek medical attention. Students failing to follow masking and social distancing will not be allowed to remain in class. For more information, please visit the Florid Tech Safe website at https://www.fit.edu/coronavirus.


Anticipated Weekly Subject Matter and Assignment Schedule:

 

Weekly Topic

Assignment

Week 1

 

 

Week 2

 

 

Week 3

 

 

Week 4

 

 

Week 5

 

 

Week 6

 

 

Week 7

 

 

Week 8

 

 

Week 9

 

 

Week 10

 

 

Week 11

 

 

Week 12

 

 

Week 13

 

 

Week 14

 

 

Week 15

 

 

Week 16

 

 

This schedule is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

FINAL EXAM Information: