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Ancient Middle America

Fall Semester 2010

Anth 3618-001 Ancient Middle America

49896 -001 11:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M., Tu, Th (09/07/2010 - 12/16/2010)
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The Maya

The Maya (8th ed.)
Michael D. Coe
(NY: Thames and Hudson, 2011)

Text, Mexico, 6th Edition, Michael D. Coe and Rex Koontz.

Mexico (6th ed.)
Michael D. Coe and Rex Koontz
(NY: Thames and Hudson, 2008)

Eight-Deer, Mixtec.
8-Deer, Mixtec Leader
Tula, Hidalgo, Toltec Capital

Olmlec head.
Olmec, Mexico

Tikal, Guatemala
Tikál, Guatemala

Maya stelae of Copán, Honduras,  Frederick Catherwood, 1839
Copán, Honduras

Tula, Hidalgo

Tula, Hidalgo, Toltec Capital
Aztec Sunstone Calendar

Aztec Sunstone
Jaguar
Spirits of the Jaguar
Clovis point
Clovis point
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textbooks for the course
general textbook information

 

September  2011

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1 2 3
     
Passenger pigeon.

Martha, the last passenger pigeon in the world, d. 1914, "alone in captivity in a cage at the Cincinnati Zoo"
   
4 5 6 Week 1
>> DAY 1
7 8 Week 1
>> DAY 2
9 10
 
U.S.A Labor Day
Holiday
 
Buddy Holly's
Birthday
     

Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 1 — Ancient Middle America: Introduction and Orientation
handout: "Syllabus for Fall 2010"(Calendar)
handout: Anthropology and Its Parts
Meet Your Professor
(WebPage)
Slides: (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
Introduction
slides: (show) (.pdf) (.pptx) (.ppt)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
Orientation
slides: (show) (.pdf) (.pptx) (.ppt)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
Main Characteristics of Anthropology
slides: (show) (.pdf) (.pptx) (.ppt)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]

the fields of general anthropology
 
culture as a primary concept
 
comparative methodas major approach
 
holism as a primary theoretical goal
 
fieldwork as a primary research technique
Tuesday nlt 11:56
video:
Woman of Chamula
(14 min., 1969, VC 128)
streaming video
course viewing guide
handout:
Map -- Major Political Divisions
handout:
Map -- Major Archaeological Sites
Thursday nlt 11:52
video:
Sentinels of Silence
(19 min., 1990, VC 1611)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
"Other Important Terms"
slides: (show) (.pdf) (.pptx) (.ppt)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
Units of Analysis
slides: (show) (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
Three Major Perennial Debates
slides: (show) (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
slides:
Finding Information
assignment:
Mexico, "Preface," pp. 7-8

Mexico, Ch. 1, "Introduction," pp. 9-17

Look over Mexico, "Further Readings," pp. 238-242
assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 2, "Early Hunters," pp. 18-25

Look over Mexico, "Chronological Table" on p. 236

For Week 1 Activities see Moodle logo.

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September  2011

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11 12 13 Week 2
>> DAY 3
14 15 Week 2
>> DAY 4
16 17
             
 
 
Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 2 — Mesoamerica: The Area and Its People
handout:
Major Archaeological Periods (Timeline)
Ethnographic Analogy:
Rural-Urban Patterns in Central Highland Mexico

(introduction, as time permits)

Compound of the Nine Brothers, Nuevo Leon
slides (show) (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Detailed Nuevo Leon map)
 
San Luis Potosi, SLP
slides (show) (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Detailed San Luis Potosi map)
 
Central Highland Mexico: Tepeapulco, Hidalgo
slides (show) (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Detailed Hidalgo map)
 
Rural Village Patterns in the state of Hidalgo
slides (show) (.pdf) (.pptx)
(Detailed Hidalgo map)
a brief note on How to Study for Exams
Thursday nlt 11:10 video:
"The Fifth World of the Aztecs"
(60 min., 1997, VC 3403-4)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
assignment:
The Maya, "Preface, pp. 7-10

The Maya, "Introduction," pp. 10-26
assignment:
The Maya, "Introduction," pp. 26-40

Look over The Maya, "Further Readings," pp. 249-253

For Week 2 Activities see Moodle logo.

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September  2011

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
18 19 20 Week 3
>> DAY 5
21 22 Week 3
>> DAY 6
23 24
             
 
 
Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 3 — Who Were the First Americans?
Assignment Review:
Term Paper
slides:
Coming to America
Tuesday nlt 11:10 video:
Scientific American Frontiers: "Coming into America," Alan Alda
(60 min., 2004,
DVD 145)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
slides:
Major features of natural areas
Thursday nlt 11:13 video:
The Search for Ancient Americans
(57 min., 1988, CC, VC 1299)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
slides:
Coming to America
slides:
Lithic
slides:
Archaic
assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 3, "The Archaic Period," pp. 26-38
assignment:
The Maya, Ch. 2, "The Earliest Maya," pp. 40-59

For Week 3 Activities see Moodle logo.

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September  2011

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
25 26 27 Week 4
>> DAY 7
28 29 Week 4
>> DAY 8
30  
      Rosh Hashana begins at sundown      
 
 
Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 4 — American Archaeology
Basic Terms and Concepts in American Archaeology
(introduction, time permitting)
review handout:
Archaeological stages (periods)

Thursday nlt 11:10 video:
Search for the Lost Cave People
(60 min., 1998, VC 3339)
film HomePage
course viewing guide

Search for the Lost Cave People video.

assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 4, "The Preclassic Period: Early Villagers," pp. 39-58
assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 5, "The Preclassic Period: Early Civilizations," pp. 59-76

For Week 4 Activities see Moodle logo.

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October  2011

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1
             
             
2 3 4 Week 5
>> DAY 9
5 6 Week 5
>> DAY 10
7 8
  Charles Darwin, 1881, published "what he considered to be his most important book": The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms. . . .       Yom Kippur begins at sundown  
 
 
Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 5 —Preclassic Period: Mesoamerica Identifies Itself

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Review the materials

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Tuesday nlt 11:41 video:

Excavations at La Venta
(29 min., VC 3284)

film HomePage
course viewing guide


Cabeza Colosal nº1 del Museo Xalapa, San Lorenzo (Wikipedia)

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Thursday nlt 11:20 video:

Looking for One Beginning: The Fallacy of Diffusionism
(51 min., 2000, DVD 208)

film HomePage
course viewing guide


Panel from the back of the golden throne of King Tut.
~
slides: Preclassic

Introduction
  Late
  Middle
  Early

For Week 5 Activities see Moodle logo.

readings

Mexico
Mexico, Ch. 5, "The Preclassic Period: Early Civilizations," (cont.) pp. 76-100

~


Review for Midsemester Exam

For Week 5 Activities see Moodle logo.

~
 

October  2011

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9 10 11 Week 6
>> DAY 11
12 13 Week 6
>> DAY 12
14 15
 

Thanksgiving (Canada)

Charles Darwin, 1881, published "what he considered to be his most important book": The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms. . . .
         
 
 
Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 6 — Preclassic Period
Catch up / Review
slides: Preclassic

Introduction
  Late
  Middle
  Early
~
assignment:
Review for Midsemester Exam
~

Thursday: Midterm Exam 1

The f2014 Ancient Middle America Midterm Exam will be on Thursday, 9 October 2014

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Readings after exam . . .

The Maya
Ch. 3, "The Rise of the Maya Civilization," pp. 60-89

For Week 6 Activities see Moodle logo.

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October  2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          1 2
             
3 4  Week 05
>> Day 09
6 7  Week 05
>> Day 10
8 9
   
~
 
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10 11 12  Week 06
>> Day 11
13 14  Week 06
>> Day 12
15 16
 
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World Food Day

October  2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
17 18 19  Week 07
>> Day 13
20 21  Week 07
>> Day 14
22 23
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 7 — The Classic Period

Return Midterm Exams
Grades and Grading
"The Strike Zone"

~

Basic Terms and Concepts in American Archaeology
[stages]

~
review handout:
Archaeological stages
(periods)

Stages handout thumbnail.
(handout)
~

Mesoamerican Stages
(Periods)

stages handout
(as defined by various authors)

(read from bottom to top)

V. Spanish Conquest  
IV. (slides: Postclassic.pptx)
III. Classic (slides: Classic.pptx)
II. Mesoamerica Identifies Itself

(slides: Preclassici_Intro.pptx)
(slides: Preclassic_Middle.pptx)
(slides: Preclassic_Late.pptx)

 

I.

 

"Hunting / Gathering"

Archaic, or Incipient Agriculturalists

(slides: Archaic.pptx)



Sites:
  Tepexpan
(map) (slides: Tepexpan.ppt)
 
Tehuacán
(handout) (map) (slides: Tehuacan.ppt)
 
Cuello
(map) (slides: Cuello.ppt)
~
The Classic
slides:
.pptx
chart
Terminal Classic
Late Classic
Early Classic
~

Teotihuacán
WebPage
slides: .pptx

Pyramid of the Sun, Teotihuacan

~


Thursday nlt 11:43 video:
Teotihuacán: The City of the Gods
(27 min., DVD 121)
film HomePage
course viewing guide

Carving of Quetzal.coat.
Quetzalcoatl

~

readings

Mexico
Ch. 6, "The Classic Period," pp. 101-121
[Teotihuacán]

~
The Maya
Ch. 9, "Maya Thought and Culture," pp. 218-249

For Week 7 Activities see Moodle logo.

~

4004 B.C., 9:00 a.m.,
World Created


Happy Birthday World!
24 25 26  Week 08
>> Day 15
27 28  Week 08
>> Day 16
29 30
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 8 — Classic Period Life
slides: Classic
Introduction
Early
Middle
Late
~
Thursday nlt 11:10
video:
"Forests of the Maya"
(60 min.,
VC 3403-2)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
~

(time permitting)

Quick glimpse of the Bonampak Murals

The Classic Period: Palenque

~
assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 6, "The Classic Period," pp. 121-131
assignment:
The Maya, Ch. 4, "Classic Splendor: The Early Period," pp. 89-99

Have a look at The Maya, "Dynastic Rulers of Classic Maya Cities," pp. 267-268

For Week 8 Activities see Moodle logo.

~
 
31            
Haloween
           

November  2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1
Day of the Dead,
Día de los Muertos
-- Mexico
2  Week 09
>> Day 17
3 4  Week 09
>> Day 18
5 6
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 9 — Classic Period Mathematics, Science, and Writing
 

Tuesday nlt 11:40 video
Culture and Math: The Maya
(15/31 min., 2006, DVD 1110)
film HomePage
course viewing guide

Mayan numbers.

~
slides:
Mesoamerican Mathematics
~

Thursday nlt 11:16 video
Cracking the Maya Code
(54 min, 2008, DVD 1575)
film HomePage
viewing guide

Maya glyphs in stucco at the Museo de sitio in Palenque, Mexico.

Maya glyphs in stucco at the Museo de sitio in Palenque, Mexico

~

assignment:

The Maya
Ch. 4, "Classic Splendor: the Early Period," pp. 99-115

~

assignment:

The Maya
Ch. 5, "Classic Splendor: the Late Period," pp. 115-131
[Tikál]

For Week 9 Activities see Moodle logo.

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7 8 9  Week 10
>> Day 19
10 11  Week 10
>> Day 20
Veterans Day
12
The MA Extra Credit (1) bibliography and (2) promissory abstract due by the end of Week 10, Friday, 7 November 2014
13

set clock
back 1 hour
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 10 — The Classic Period: Economies and Empires
 
Tuesday nlt 11:10 video:
Maya Lords of the Jungle
(60 min., 1981, VC 212)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
~
Thursday nlt 11:10 video:
Out of the Past: "Artisans and Traders"
(60 min., 1993, VC 2130)
film HomePage<
course viewing guide
~
assignment:
The Maya, Ch. 5, "Classic Splendor: the Late Period," pp. 131-160
~
assignment:
The Maya, Ch. 6, "The Terminal Classic," pp. 161-184

Mexico, Ch. 7, "The Epiclassic Period," pp. 132-150

For Week 10 Activities see Moodle logo.

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14 15 16  Week 11
>> Day 21
17 18  Week 11
>> Day 22
19 20
 
International Education Week -- 15-19 November 2010
join IEWNet -- IEW Quiz
 
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America
Week 11 — The Collapse
Tuesday nlt 11:10
video:
Lost Kingdoms of the Maya
(60 min.,
VC 2163)
film HomePage
course viewing guide
 

Thursday nlt 11:10 video:
Out of the past: "The Collapse"
(60 min., VC 2135)
film HomePage
course viewing guide

Collapse video header.

Map of Major Mayan Archaeological Sites

Map of the
Mayan World

-- NOVA

assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 8, "The Post-Classic Period: the Toltec State," pp. 151-174
assignment:
Mexico, Ch. 9, "The Post-Classic Period: Rival States," pp. 175-189

For Week 11 Activities see Moodle logo.

~
 

November  2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
21 22 23  Week 12
>> Day 23
24 25
U.S.A. Holiday
Thanksgiving
26
Holiday
World Buy Nothing Day
[postcards]
27
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America

Week 12 — The Postclassic Period

envelope
Week 12 Memo

handout:
Postclassic

Stages handout thumbnail.
stages handout

~
slides:
Postclassic (.pptx)
~

Mesoamerican Stages
(Periods)

stages handout
(as defined by various authors)

(read from bottom to top)

V. Spanish Conquest  
IV. (slides: Postclassic.pptx)
III. Classic (slides: Classic.pptx)
II. Mesoamerica Identifies Itself

(slides: Preclassici_Intro.pptx)
(slides: Preclassic_Middle.pptx)
(slides: Preclassic_Late.pptx)

 

I.

 

"Hunting / Gathering"

Archaic, or Incipient Agriculturalists

(slides: Archaic.pptx)



Sites:
  Tepexpan
(map) (slides: Tepexpan.ppt)
 
Tehuacán
(handout) (map) (slides: Tehuacan.ppt)
 
Cuello
(map) (slides: Cuello.ppt)
~

nlt 11:10 Tuesday, 30 November 2010 video:
(after Thanksgiving)

Out of the Past: "New Worlds"
(60 min., 1993, VC 2128)
film HomePage
course viewing guide

view on-line at www.learner.org/
(registration required, but is free)

Tenochtitlan.

Tenochtitlán

Also in the Out of the Past series:

"Artisans and Traders"
(60 min., 1993, VC 2130)

"The Collapse"
(60 min., 1993, VC 2135)

 

Macchu Picchu

Macchu Picchu
(Across the Divide Expeditions)

 

For Week 12 Activities see Moodle
assignment:
The Maya, Ch. 7, "The Post-Classic," pp. 185-211
For Week 12 Activities see Moodle
~
 
28 29 30  Week 12
>> Day 24
       
   
       

December  2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1 2  Week 13
>> Day 25
3
The MA Case Study is due no later than the end of Week 13, Friday, 28 November 2014

AVISO: Late Case Study papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date.
4
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America

Week 13 — The Early Postclassic: Toltecs and "Toltecized" Maya

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Week 13 Memo

slides:
Postclassic (.pptx)
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nlt 11:43 Tuesday, 07 December 2010 video:

Chichén Itzá: At the Mouth of the Well
(27 min., 2002, DVD 108)
film HomePage

course viewing guide

The Observatory, Chichen Itza

The Observatory
(Edward Dawson)

Sacred Cenote at Chichen Itza.

Sacred Cenote at Chichén Itzá
Wikipedia

~
For Week 13 Activities see Moodle

assignment:
Mexico
Ch. 10, "The Aztecs in 1519," pp. 190-224

have a look at . . .

Mexico
"Reigning Monarchs of the Aztec State" on p. 237

For Week 13 Activities see Moodle
~
 
5 6
St. Nicholas Day
7  Week 13
>> Day 26
8 9 Week 14
>> Day 27
10 11
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America

Week 14 — The Late Postclassic: Aztecs

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Week 14 Memo

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REM:

Live chat session, Tuesday, 21 December 2010, from 7:00 - 8:00 CDT to Review for Final Exam

Final Exam information
is available at
<http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anth3618/maexams.html#final>


Click on the various items for details

Review the materials

in your text

in your class notes
and
on the video viewing guides
Useful Information:

UMD Study Strategies

Test Taking Strategies


Learning Styles

Listening Skills

Taking Notes from Lectures

Special Facilities / Arrangements

Text Assignments Summary for Weeks 08 - 15

Basic Information about the texts

Writing Essays for Exams
OWL, Online Writing Lab, Purdue University.

(Purdue University Online Writing Lab)

Sample Exam Questions

extra help with exams

~
slides:
Postclassic (.pptx)
~

slides:
Aztec (.ppt)

Aztec Map

Map of the Aztec Empire

~

nlt 11:23 Thursday, 09 December 2010 video:

Ancient Civilizations: The Aztecs
(47 min., 1999, VC 3530)
film HomePage

course viewing guide

Tenochtitlan.

Tenochtitlán

Tepetlaoztoc Codex, Manuscript.

Tepetlaoztoc Codex, Manuscript

Aztec Sunstone Calendar

Aztec Sunstone Calendar

 

~

course evaluation
(Day 28: Tuesday, 14 December 2010)

Lady Justice (Iustitia, the Roman Goddess of Justice.

Anth 3618 - 001
Course Call # = 30339
Quarter = 3 Fall
Year = 11
~

nlt 11:10 Tuesday, 14 December 2010 video:

Secrets of the Dead: "Aztec Massacre"
(60 min, 2008, DVD 1580)

film HomePage
course viewing guide

Aztec Massacre video.

Cortes' Route into Mexico
Cortes' Route into Mexico
(larger map)

For Week 14 Activities see Moodle
The MA Extra Credit Term Paper is due no later than the end of Week 14, Friday, 5 December 2014

AVISO: Extra Credit Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date.
~

assignment:

The Maya
Ch. 8, "Maya Life on the Eve of the Conquest," pp. 212-217

The Maya
Ch. 10, "The Enduring Maya," pp. 250-262

Mexico
"Epilogue," pp. 225-231

For Week 14 Activities see Moodle
~
 

December  2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
12 13
St. Lucia's Day
14  Week 14
>> Day 28
15 16   Week 15
>> Day 29
Ashura
16 December 2011
(in North America)
17 18
 
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Anth 3618 Ancient Middle America

Week 15 — New Worlds: The Conquest

envelope
Week 15 Memo

nlt 11:18 Thursday, 16 December 2010 video:

The Sweat of the Sun
(52 min., 1975, VC 169)
(slides)

course viewing guide

Three major driving forces of early exploration and colonization of Middle and South America were . . .
spices
"pagan" souls to be saved
gold

Sweat of the Sun is a comparative look at gold . . .

At the very end of the film note the similarities between some of these practices at Laguna de Guatavita (Columbia) and the offerings at the sacred cenote at Chichén Itzá

 

Aztec gold.
Aztec Gold

 

 

Aztec gold.

Aztec Gold

Inca Gold

Inca Gold

 

For Week 15 Activities see Moodle

assignment:

Mexico
"Visiting Mexico," pp. 232-235

The Maya
"Visiting the Maya Area," pp. 263-266

Review for Final Exam

For Week 15 Activities see Moodle
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Winter Solstice
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The f2014 Ancient Middle America Final Exam will be at 2:00-3:55 a.m. on Thursday, 18 December 2014, in Cina 214

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Floating Holiday

Floating Holiday
   

Floating Holiday
 

January  2011

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"Academic dishonesty tarnishes UMD's reputation and discredits the accomplishments of students. UMD is committed to providing students every possible opportunity to grow in mind and spirit. This pledge can only be redeemed in an environment of trust, honesty, and fairness. As a result, academic dishonesty is regarded as a serious offense by all members of the academic community. In keeping with this ideal, this course will adhere to UMD's Student Academic Integrity Policy, which can be found at www.d.umn.edu/assl/conduct/integrity. This policy sanctions students engaging in academic dishonesty with penalties up to and including expulsion from the university for repeat offenders." -- UMD Educational Policy Committee, Jill Jensen, Chair (08/16/2007)

and the

UMD Conduct Code:

<http://www.d.umn.edu/catalogs/current/umd/gen/conduct.html>
<http://www.d.umn.edu/assl/conduct/code/>

"The instructor will enforce and students are expected to follow the University's Student Conduct Code (http://www.d.umn.edu/assl/conduct/code). Appropriate classroom conduct promotes an environment of academic achievement and integrity. Disruptive classroom behavior that substantially or repeatedly interrupts either the instructor's ability to teach, or student learning, is prohibited. Disruptive behavior includes inappropriate use of technology in the classroom. Examples include ringing cell phones, text-messaging, watching videos, playing computer games, doing email, or surfing the Internet on your computer instead of note-taking or other instructor-sanctioned activities." -- UMD Educational Policy Committee, Jill Jensen, Chair (08/16/2007)


Students with disabilities:

It is the policy and practice of the University of Minnesota Duluth to create inclusive learning environments for all students, including students with disabilities.  If there are aspects of this course that result in barriers to your inclusion or your ability to meet course requirements – such as time limited exams, inaccessible web content, or the use of non-captioned videos – please notify the instructor as soon as possible.  You are also encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Resources to discuss and arrange reasonable accommodations.  Please call 218-726-6130 or visit the DR website at www.d.umn.edu/access for more information.


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