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Important Examination Information
You must register for examinations, which you should do immediately. All
Web courses have a required proctored final examination. The registration
form for final examinations is available online at http://www.umuc.edu/dess.
Participation - World Wide Web Protocols
By registering for a Web-based course, you have made a commitment to participate
in your course conferences as well as other online activities. To contact
your instructor, use the conferencing software or e-mail links provided,
which allow you to communicate with the instructor and your classmates
in a virtual classroom 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please plan to participate
regularly. You will note in the grading policy that your online conference
participation counts towards your final grade.
You are expected to adhere to the
general rules of online etiquette. To prepare to use the online conference,
you should read the notes on Online Participation and Online Etiquette
in the "Read Me First" area of the course modules. Keep those notes handy;
you may need to refer to them frequently during the semester.
Course requirements include a final examination,
conference participation, five homework assignments, quiz(s), and one paper.
The first two of these requirements are described below. For detailed descriptions
of the homework assignments and the paper, see Project Descriptions in
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There will be a proctored final examination,
which will include all the material covered in the required readings. Be
sure to make arrangements for this examination. There will be no midterm
Students are expected to participate in asynchronous online conferences
and discussions, which build upon and extend the course material.