Attendance/Participation (15%): The participation grade will be based on class attendance and demonstrated preparation for each class meeting, as well as the completion of in-class assignments. Students who miss more than eight classes with or without legitimate cause will be given an F or where appropriate, a retroactive medical withdrawal.
Assignment 1 (5%): Topic & question
Assignment 2 (20%): Interview
Assignment 3 (20%): Research dossier
Assignment 4 (40%): Research proposal (n.b., the final grade will be based on process and product; students who fail to complete each step on time and/or fail to participate in the class presentations and critiques will only receive a partial grade for the final proposal)
* See syllabus for complete details.