Creative and Critical Thinking at Green River Community College Hosted at
Fall 2014 Courses September 22 to December 12: Items 5287 and 5291
Winter Courses January 5 to March 20, 2015: Items 4939 and 4943
Welcome Fall 2014 students. Read left to right, top to bottom on all pages (like a book) and follow all links as the quarter progresses. Carefully read the summary below before moving on. Print the summary for future reference. You need not access this website through Angel or Canvas. The course is on this web site and does not require a password or a course book.
How It Works (General Overview of
Internet Instruction Procedures)
Introduction Course Guide Notes Syllabus Quote Resources Writing Resources
Humanities 100: Creative
and Critical Thinking Course Summary
Check in email due by Friday,
Reading Review: Read the selected material for the week. Write a critical review (around 500 words). Make sure to quote from the material within your review.
Writing Assignment: Follow the specific instructions for each week’s writing assignment.
Quote Commentary: You will find lists of quotes available under the “Resource Quotes” link in the course guide. Choose and critically evaluate a quote that is directly related to the week's topic using any list. Write at least 100 words.
Attach your document (file) to an email and submit by the due date noted above and in the course guide.
1. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. The email subject line should read: Humanities 100
3. Email should include a formal salutation: Dear Dr. Casad,
4. Use appropriate language in the body of the email: “The attached file is the first set of assignments for Humanities 100, etc.”
5. Close your email with a proper close:
Sincerely, John Smith
Response time: You will receive a response within 3 days of an assignment due date. If you do not receive a response, inquire immediately to email@example.com.
Grading: Reading Reviews can receive as much as 3 points, Writing Assignments 4 points, and Quote Commentaries 3 points for a total of 10 points per week, a total of 100 points for all 10 weeks, with 4 possible extra credit points for Week 11. Points are marked in the returned homework.
Grading Scale: Over the course of the quarter, you can accumulate 106 points if you do the extra credit. The points will produce a decimal grade like this: 106-97(4.0), 96(3.9), 95(3.8), 94(3.7), 93(3.6), 92(3.5), 91(3.4), 90(3.3), 89(3.2), 88(3.1), 87(3.0), 86(2.9)...67(1.0). See also Grades.
Late Assignments: Late homework will not be marked or returned so be sure to submit all work before or by 11:59 pm on the published due dates.
Move on to the Course Home page. Click on the link below.
Thanks to Martin Longe