WEEK OF AUGUST 18, 2014
EDLINE: I update EDLINE at least every two weeks, if not more frequently which I tend to do most of the time. If there is an or question on a grade, please follow these procedures::
1. Print a copy of the EDLINE report showing the error.
2. Highlight the line which the error is located.
3. Attached the graded returned work that is in question and staple it to the back of the printed EDLINE report
4. DO NOT place in any CLASS BIN which is used for homework, but hand it to me.
5. I normally make corrections the next available LUNCHTIME.
Like the activities of the class, assessments will also be varied. Much of the course though will be based on the following sorts of assignments. Percentages are approximate and are subject to change.
Tests/Online Tests 100 - 200 points
UNIT EXAMS 100 - 200 points
Pretests 25-50 points
Vocabulary Assessments 10 - 50 points
Essays 100 points
Exit Cards 5 points/10 points/15 points (STRUGGLING/AVERAGE/ABOVE AVERAGE)
Make sure you IDENTIFY YOUR FULL NAME, PERIOD, DATE and TITLE of your HOMEWORK or other TASKING on every assignment turned in for credit. I do deduct 5 points off the earned grade for missing information.
If you have an excused absence, you have as many days as you were absent to make up the material if the assignments were given during your absence. You must come see me the first day back to school. You are responsible for getting any assignments you missed at a time I designate. Assignments posted in advance (the Sunday before the school week) on my webpage (HOMEWORK PAGE) is to be turned in the very next day unless you make arrangements with me for an exception. Otherwise, if you are turning in work late because you have an excused absence, be sure to write ABSENT, and highlight the word at the top of each assignment. Any work due to a field trip, sporting event, or preplanned absence must be turned in NLT the morning of the assignment or the day before or it will be considered late.
Incomplete HOMEWORK turned in on time. Missing ONE ITEM is 20% off; Missing TWO ITEMS is 30% off; No others accepted as you can turn in work for late credit up to 3 days before end of grading period for 50% of earned credit.
** Unannounced QUIZZES (SNAPSHOTS) are given periodically to ensure students are reviewing and preparing for class. These will not be made up in case of absences AND only count as 25 points.
INCLASS TESTS & QUIZZES come directly from TEXTBOOK. TESTMOZ TESTS/QUIZZES are written for comprehension of the content in a format seen either in ADVANCED PLACEMENT (APUSH & AP PSYCHOLOGY), or END-OF-COURSE (EOCs) for HONORS HISTORY. These ONLINE exams may require research of information outside the textbook for comprehension. Since ONLINE TESTS/QUIZZES are OPEN BOOK you will have no problems.
My policy allows students who fail a test to retake
INSTRUCTIONS (NOT FOLLOWING)
CHADS (-3 points of earned grade)
PAPER FORMAT (-5 points for missing name; - 2 points for period, date (or -3 for missing both); - 5 points for title of assignment)
NOT FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS on any assignment turned in (10%-20% off earned grade)
Turned in late (50% off earned grade)
Partial work turned in (70% off total grade; as this is avoidable and turning in late can increase grade)
NO WORD COUNT (or not on front top margin) will receive only 40/40 points
ONLINE RESOURCES: Hyperlink to the David Meyer's Psychology for AP Edition Online Site) and REGISTER. You will be asked to register and provide your email address AND your INSTRUCTOR'S EMAIL. Please use the following EMAIL ADDRESS for the INSTRUCTOR'S EMAIL: email@example.com You will find a lot of resources which can help you prepare for in-class taskings and the national exam.
UNIT PPTs are in ADOBE note-taking format and align to the unit information despite listing a different chapter title.
UNIT 1: HISTORY & APPROACHES
UNIT 8A: MOTIVATION
UNIT 2: RESEARCH METHODS
|UNIT 8B: EMOTION|
UNIT 3A/B/C: BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR
|UNIT 9: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|UNIT 11: INTELLIGENCE|
|4: PERCEPTION||UNIT 12: ABNORMAL PSYCH|
|6: LEARNING||UNIT 13: TREATMENT|
|UNIT 14: SOCIAL PSYCH|
|CHAPTER 7B: THINKING|
If you did not take the ONLINE TEST you must come in this WEDNESDAY morning at 7:45 to complete it. NO EXCEPTIONS.