Course Syllabus

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Course Description and Prerequisites | Course Objectives | Course Requisite Technical Skills | Time Expectation | Textbooks and Materials | Course Grading | Course PoliciesPlagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities | Overview of Assignments | Taking Exams and Using Exam Passes | Your Email Account | Student Resources | Technical SupportAccommodation Policy and Statements | NOVA Online Policies and Procedures | Course Summary (Assignment Schedule and Critical Dates)


Course Title: CST 126 - Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)

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Course Prerequisites and Description

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Course Objectives

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Time Expectation

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Course Requisite Technical Skills

In order to succeed in this online course, you must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:

  • Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins and add-ons
  • Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation
  • Working knowledge of the Canvas learning management system
  • Capable of using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Proficient searching the web for information
  • Able to download and print information from websites
  • Able to download, view, and/or print PDF files

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Textbooks and Materials

Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials

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Course Grading

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Course Policies

Attendance Policy

 

Discussion Policy

 

Communication Policy

 

Plagiarism Policy

 

Late Work Policy

 

Assignment Submission

 

Grading Turnaround Time

All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days from the submission date, and sooner when possible.

Incompletes

The incomplete grade is used for verifiable unavoidable reasons. If you have made significant progress in your course, your end date is near, and you have reasons that can be documented as unavoidable, you may request a grade of Incomplete. To request a grade of Incomplete for this course, you must:

  • Have satisfactorily completed [VCCS policy specifies it must be more than 60%] of the assignments.
  • Explain your extenuating circumstances to me in writing.
  • Provide a plan for completing the remaining assignments in writing. All work must be completed by the end of the subsequent semester.
  • The time you have to complete the course must be agreed upon with your instructor, but will be no more than one additional semester.

Withdraw from the Course

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Plagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities

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Overview of Assignments

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Taking Exams and Using Exam Passes

Exam Passes

There are two (2) proctored exams in this course. The exams are online and must be taken in a proctored environment.

Print out the Exam Pass and read the directions which follow in Taking Exams.

Taking Exams

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Your Email Account

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Student Resources

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Technical Support

For technical assistance, please visit the NOVA Online IT Support website for contact information and support resources.

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Accommodation Policy and Statements

External Tools Used in the Course

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YouTube

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NOVA Online Policies and Procedures

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Course Summary:

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