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  • Please read all of this syllabus
    not be well received Quietly drinking Cokes Pepsis coffee etc and laptops for taking notes are acceptable but please turn off all cell phones and similar devices when class begins having such devices go off in class and texting are rude and inconsiderate The first time your cell phone disrupts class you will be asked to gather your things and leave for the day the second time it disrupts class your departure will be permanent XIV Recording Class Sessions Policy The surreptitious recording of class sessions is prohibited The recording of class sessions is permitted only with the advance consent of the instructor Violation of this policy will result in expulsion from the course a grade of E and the invocation of university disciplinary procedures Also please note that young ladies and gentlemen do not post anonymous defamatory comments about others in social media and they would be wise not to post ridiculous and compromising things about themselves in social media which they would not want future potential employers and others to read remember once it is on the internet it is beyond your control XV Academic honesty Murray State University takes seriously its moral and educational obligation to maintain high standards of academic honesty and ethical behavior Instructors are expected to evaluate students academic achievements accurately as well as ascertain that work submitted by students is authentic and the result of their own efforts and consistent with established academic standards Students are obligated to respect and abide by the basic standards of personal and professional integrity Violations of Academic Honesty include Cheating Intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized information such as books notes study aids or other electronic online or digital devices in any academic exercise as well as unauthorized communication of information by any means to or from others during any academic exercise Fabrication and Falsification Intentional alteration or invention of any information or citation in an academic exercise Falsification involves changing information whereas fabrication involves inventing or counterfeiting information Multiple Submission The submission of substantial portions of the same academic work including oral reports for credit more than once without authorization from the instructor Plagiarism Intentionally or knowingly representing the words ideas creative work or data of someone else as one s own in any academic exercise without due and proper acknowledgement Instructors should outline their expectations that may go beyond the scope of this policy at the beginning of each course and identify such expectations and restrictions in the course syllabus When an instructor receives evidence either directly or indirectly of academic dishonesty he or she should investigate the instance The faculty member should then take appropriate disciplinary action Disciplinary action may include but is not limited to the following 1 Requiring the student s to repeat the exercise or do additional related exercise s 2 Lowering the grade or failing the student s on the particular exercise s involved 3 Lowering the grade or failing the student s in the course If the disciplinary

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  • World Civilization and Culture
    work If you do not have these you should not be here XV Course Objectives What I hope to accomplish with you is to give you an understanding of the world in which you live and how it came to be as it is This includes but is not limited to an understanding of and appreciation of the culture and heritage of western civilization including that of the United States I want you to confront the differences between good and evil success and failure east and west progress and regression those people and events that left the world a better place versus those that did not and the ingredients thereof The world did not get to be as it is by accident and neither will the world of your future be an accident The same forces if not the same people will shape the 21 st century as have shaped prior centuries What will the world be like when you reach middle age You should be different for having been here You should know and understand more on December 4 than you do today If that does not happen you have failed and I have failed See Philosophy of Teaching on my homepage In addition this course should enable you to make significant progress toward acquiring the Characteristics of the Murray State University Graduate For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks The good man out of his good treasure brings forth good and the evil man out of his evil treasure brings forth evil I tell you on the day of judgment men will render account for every careless word they utter Jesus Christ Matthew 12 34b 37 It is not enough to do your best You must know what to do and then do your best W Edwards Deming The fact that we live well doesn t mean that we live nobly David Gergen The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary Unknown To know nothing of the world before you were born is to remain a child Cicero 106 43 BC It is not men that interest me primarily it is ideas Ideas live men die Woodrow Wilson 1856 1924 Knowledge will forever govern ignorance and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives James Madison 1750 1836 Be curious always For knowledge will not acquire you you must acquire it Sudie Beck There are no shortcuts to any place worth going Beverly Sills You re never a loser until you quit trying Mike Ditka He was as great as a man can be without virtue Alexis de Tocqueville 1805 1859 on Napoleon 1769 1821 Without a race there can be no victory Unknown Knowledge is power Francis Bacon 1561 1626 Every soldier or ranger who shall be found drunk shall be compelled as soon as his strength will permit to dig a grave at a suitable burying place large enough for his own reception as such grave cannot fail soon to be wanted for the drunken man himself or for some drunken companion General Winfield Scott 1786 1866 Hey pal isn t it time you applied yourself If people want to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization they want what never was and never will be Thomas Jefferson 1743 1826 Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen Leonardo da Vinci 1452 1519 It s no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society Krishnamarti Chance favors the prepared mind Michael Williams Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle Abraham Lincoln 1809 1865 The main thing is to make history not to write it Otto von Bismarck 1815 1898 Whatever proportions Nazi crimes finally assumed it became evident to all who investigated them that they had started from small beginnings Leo Alexander Never let me hear that the blood of the brave has been shed in vain No It sends a cry down through all time Mary Boykin Chestnut You were given the choice between war and dishonor You chose dishonor and you will have war Churchill to Chamberlain after Munich 1938 Outside Writing Assignment Fall 2010 In the 20 th century the United States and other Western nations faced and answered two questions 1 Which political system is better democracy or totalitarianism and 2 Which economic system is best capitalism socialism or communism History answered those questions in favor of democrac y and capitalism And with the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War it appeared that peace finally was at hand Yet before the Cold War ended a new force was arising in the East that force was militant Islamic fundamentalism sometimes called Islamism Islamofascism or jihadism and we all know what happened on and since September 11 2001 Your outside writing assignment for CIV 102 is to read and write a review of the book The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of the World Order by Samuel P Huntington Touchstone 1997 Even though this review is not due until November 16 I suggest you obtain your copy soon and get started on this project right away I also suggest that you do some biographical research on the author Note You have the option of one voluntary resubmission that is if you submit your paper on time it will be graded and returned to you with errors noted and you can then correct the errors to improve your grade When resubmitting your paper please paperclip both versions together This assignment comprises 10 of your final grade Please take these directions seriously and follow them carefully Your review should answer all of the following questions Repeat the question verbatim in bold print and single spaced before you begin answering it Then answer it in regular

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  • POL 480
    Cemetery at Cambridge the American Air Museum at Duxford and the D Day Museum at Portsmouth Further details on the itinerary will follow at a later time Your grade will be determined as follows You are expected to maintain a personal journal from the day we depart until and including the day we return to the United States You should incorporate in this journal relevant and appropriate observations both personal and academic pertinent to the trip and course This journal should consist of about one page per day in very neat and legible longhand This journal will comprise 20 of your grade Except for the last day you should write it at the end of each day and turn it in to me the next morning The last day s journal should be e mailed to me soon after our return You will have a media project which will consist of reading one British newspaper per day The British press may be classified as liberal or conservative or independent and you should alternate from one day to the next on which you read By February 2 you should submit to me via a Word attachment a five page paper in 12 font on the differences you see if any in the ways stories on the American nation government and people are presented citing specific examples and illustrations Graduate students should read two newspapers per day of different persuasions and write a 10 page paper containing a more sophisticated analysis This project will be subject to the provisions of part VIII below and will comprise 20 of your grade Conservative newspapers are as follows The London Times The Daily Telegraph The Daily Express or The Daily Mail Left Liberal newspapers are as follows The Guardian The Observer Independent The Financial Times The Independent You are asked to write a major research paper on an aspect of the overall topic Brits Yanks of your choice Undergraduate papers should be about 20 pages in length in 12 font and graduate papers about 30 These papers should represent high quality original work on your part they should be your own work and they should not be papers you have used in other classes In writing your paper you should follow the guidelines in Style Manual for Political Science published by the American Political Science Association and you should abide by the contents of the following four documents on my personal homepage Tips on Good Writing Plagiarism Evaluating Web Resources and Citation Guide for Internet Resources Random sentences from your paper will be entered into various search engines The section later in this syllabus titled Academic Dishonesty will apply These papers should be submitted to me via a Word attachment doc not docx no later than March 15 2010 with return receipt This component will form the basis of 50 of your course grade Cogent participation will form 10 of your grade CCSA policy requires mandatory attendance and suggests that an unexcused absence result in

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  • CSC 125 - FAQ
    The following file names are all different Can you tell To see why click here

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  • CSC 125 - FAQ
    characters are in the correct location Check that you have an sign after each attribute Check that you have quotes around each value Check the spelling of your elements attributes and values Check the spellings of the id and class

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  • CSC 125 - FAQ
    tell why Shown below is the name of an image in Explorer and the html of the webpage in Notepad Both the image and the html file are in the same folder yet the image will not appear in the

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  • CSC 125 - FAQ
    that are all different The first 2 were pasted from different applications rather than typed The last one was typed in Notepad Look closely at the quotes and you will see that they are in fact different If you pasted

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  • CSC 125 - FAQ
    Don t ever do this again

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