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 Anthropology of Food
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Course Expectations and Requirements Summary

Charles Dickens, 1842, Francis Alexander.
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Charles Dickens
1842
Francis Alexander
(1800-1880)

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AVISO: Unexcused Late Assignments and Extra Credit Papers receive no credit
Pleas for exceptions will fall on deaf ears

If you really want to know the details of why that is so, have a look at the memo below that I recently sent to a student. The details change from semester to semester, but the basic scheduling problems remain the same. . . . It's basically a boring read, but important none the same--especially if you're the procrastinating type. -- Tim Roufs

A Memo to a Student on Why Your [Late] Extra Credit Will not Be Accepted


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1. Timely Review/Study of the Topic Presentations
(points by examination and by participation in related Forums and Wikis--see below)
Do as scheduled in Moodle
   
A.
Class "Lecture" Slides
   
B.
Videos
   
C.
Readings
     
2. Participation in Class Activities
(The total number of points available will depend on new discoveries and announcements that appear during the semester. New topics will be added as appropriate.)
   
A.

Forums, Wikis, Live Chats, Feedback, Assessments, and Other Interactive Activities
Do as scheduled in Moodle
(The total number of points available will depend on new discoveries and announcements that appear during the semester. New topics will be added as appropriate.

Forums, Sample Answers / Responses w / Grades

   
B.
Submission of Questions for Exams
su2014 Midterm Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due to the Moodle logo. wiki by the end of Week 4, Friday, 13 June 2014

You can review the questions and my notations there, and use them as study questions

s2014 on-line Final Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due by the end of Week 14, by Friday, 2 May 2014
   
C.
Presentation
(report on term project, the same as 3.B. -- for up to 100 points, as below)

su2014 Presentation (up to 100 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 10, Friday 25 July 2014

f2f: Your Presentation is due on-line in Moodle by the day you give your presentation in class

     
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
3. Term Project
(for up to 500 points or about* 25% of grade)
   
A.
Term Paper (and paper research information)
     
a.
Project Statement/Proposal
(for up to 20 points)

su2014 Informal Project Statement, or Project Proposal (up to 20 points)
due by the end of Week 4, Friday,
13 June 2014

The informal statement can be very straightforward. It's a simple statement of . . .

"Here's what I'm interested in doing. . . .

Here's why I'm interested in that. . . . 

Here's what I think will be useful for that project. . . .

What do you think?"

Or, it can be something like . . .

"I'm thinking about doing a project on X or Y, but can't make up my mind.

Here's what I'm interested in, and why. . . .

Here are some things that look like they might be useful for the project. . . .

What do you think?"

A more formal statement (a "Promissory Abstract") of what you eventually decide upon isn't due for another two weeks.

     
b.
Working Bibliography
(for up to 20 points)
Your Project Working Bibliography is due by Friday, 26 February 2011, 11:55 p.m. (CDT)
     
c.
Promissory Abstract
(for up to 20 points)
Your Project Promissory Abstract is due by Friday, 04 March 2011, 11:55 p.m.
     
d.
Final Paper
(for up to 400 points)
s2014 Term Paper (up to 400 points)
due three days after your presentation

su2014 Term Paper (up to 400 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 11, Friday 1 August 2014

AVISO: Late 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. Why?
       
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
   
B.
Presentation
(same presentation as listed above in 2.C. -- for up to 100 points, as above)

su2014 Presentation (up to 100 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 10, Friday 25 July 2014

f2f: Your Presentation is due on-line in Moodle by the day you give your presentation in class

     
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
4. Exams
(for up to 1000 points or about* 50% of grade)
   
A.
Midterm
(for up to 400 points or about* 20% of your final grade)

Day 12 Week 6: The Anthropology of Food f2f Midterm Exam will be in class, Thursday, 27 February 2014, 3:30-4:45

REM: Bring your Laptop
Laptop
Firefox
Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox

browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).
   
B.
Final
(for up to 600 points or about* 30% of your final grade)

Week 16 ("Finals Week"): The f2f Anthropology of Food Final Exam is scheduled for 2:00-3:55 p.m., Friday, 16 May 2014, in Cina 214


REM: Bring your Laptop
Laptop
Firefox
Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).
      (Makeup Exam Information)
       
  *(The total number of points available for the forum postings will depend on new discoveries and announcements that appear during the semester. New topics will be added as appropriate.)

Extra Credit Options


1. Case Study Extra Credit Option
(for up to 100 points)

s2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 13, by Friday, 25 April 2014


su2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 10, by Friday, 25 July 2014


AVISO: Late Extra Credit 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. Why?
  2. Film Review Extra Credit Option
(for up to 30 points)

s2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 13, by Friday, 25 April 2014


su2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 10, by Friday, 25 July 2014


AVISO: Late Extra Credit 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. Why?


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Summary of
Main Due Dates for Anthropology of Food On-line


su2014 Midterm Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due to the Moodle logo. wiki by the end of Week 4, Friday, 13 June 2014

You can review the questions and my notations there, and use them as study questions
 

su2014 Informal Project Statement, or Project Proposal (up to 20 points)
due by the end of Week 4, Friday,
13 June 2014

The informal statement can be very straightforward. It's a simple statement of . . .

"Here's what I'm interested in doing. . . .

Here's why I'm interested in that. . . . 

Here's what I think will be useful for that project. . . .

What do you think?"

Or, it can be something like . . .

"I'm thinking about doing a project on X or Y, but can't make up my mind.

Here's what I'm interested in, and why. . . .

Here are some things that look like they might be useful for the project. . . .

What do you think?"

A more formal statement (a "Promissory Abstract") of what you eventually decide upon isn't due for another two weeks.

 
Your Project Working Bibliography is due by Friday, 26 February 2011, 11:55 p.m. (CDT)
 
Your Project Promissory Abstract is due by Friday, 04 March 2011, 11:55 p.m.
 

su2014 Presentation (up to 100 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 10, Friday 25 July 2014

f2f: Your Presentation is due on-line in Moodle by the day you give your presentation in class

 
s2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 13, by Friday, 25 April 2014


su2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 10, by Friday, 25 July 2014


AVISO: Late Extra Credit 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. Why?
 
s2014 on-line Final Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due by the end of Week 14, by Friday, 2 May 2014
 
s2014 Term Paper (up to 400 points)
due three days after your presentation

su2014 Term Paper (up to 400 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 11, Friday 1 August 2014

AVISO: Late 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. Why?
 
fs2014 Final Evaluation
due on-line by the end of Week 16, Friday, 16 May 2014


AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit


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