Instructor: Mr. John B. Padgett
Office: 108 Vardaman Hall
Telephone: 232-7103 (Freshman English office)
Office Hours: 9-10 MWF; 1:30-4 M
Be on time. Not only is it rude to enter class five or ten minutes late, late arrivals also are likely to miss any pop quizzes or other graded class work.
Both the midterm and the cumulative final exam will include short answer, identification, and multiple choice questions. The midterm will also include a take-home essay (due on the next class meeting), while the final exam will have an in-class essay section.
- Midterm Exam: 30 %
- Daily Work/Writing: 30 %
- Final exam: 40 %
Daily work will include daily pop quizzes, group work, and other short essay writings done in class, as well as regular participation in "SOPHLIT," the on-line discussion group created for this class. (See "Computers" below.) Daily work also is a gauge of students participation in class and on-line discussions. I will give no make-ups for quizzes you miss.
The full email address for SOPHLIT (where you should send your
To subscribe to SOPHLIT, send email to
with the single-line message "subscribe sophlit [your
name]." (Don't type the quotation marks, and leave the
subject heading blank.)
For additional guidance on how to use computers and services on the campus network, call the Computer Help Desk at 232-5222.