• Your first and last name and Jag # must appear in the upper right corner of the first page. Center title should read: “HY 102 final Exam Spring 2021.” DO NOT include a title page.
• The file uploaded to Assignments must be labeled as follows: “Your Name HY 102 Final Exam Spring 2021.”
• Your exam will be typed, 1” margins, double-spaced, 12-point font and MUST be saved in a format compatible with Microsoft Word and TURNITIN.
• You will upload your exam to Assignments in Canvas. Any exam that is not submitted online WILL NOT be graded.
• The due dates are firm. Failure to submit exams due to technical difficulties is entirely the students’ responsibility. (Don’t wait until the last minute!)
• Any evidence that your exam is plagiarized, even partially, will result in an automatic “F” for that exam and a possible charge of Academic Misconduct. Review policies in The Lowdown.
• Absolutely NO online or text sources not assigned in this course may be used in the exam. You may include documents from Thinking Like a Historian.
• Respond to the questions asked – stay on topic.
• Consider change over time using sources from several weeks of this course in each essay.
• Utilize at least eight sources. Refer to the online required and “further readings” in the Lesson Modules of Canvas.
• Use at least one direct quote from each source. A quote should be relevant to the point the student is making but not longer than 2-3 sentences.
• An essay should range from 8-10 full paragraphs (not including the introduction and conclusion). A good paragraph will consist of 4-6 sentences each, including a topic sentence and a transition to the next idea.
• Paragraphs should be organized around a single point or idea and be sufficiently developed and supported with facts or examples. * A good rule of thumb is to discuss one primary document per paragraph.
• Include an informal works cited list for each essay by simply listing the sources you’ve quoted. No particular formatting is required.
• Presentation counts!! Points will be deducted for poor spelling and grammar.
- sentences should express complete thoughts. Sentence fluency reflects your understanding of the material.
- Avoid spelling errors, improper grammar, flawed punctuation, and awkward language.
- Avoid long, block quotes.
Citations: Citations can be handled two ways. (1) Use parenthetical (Herodotus, The Histories) at the
end of a sentence or paragraph. Or, (2) references from primary documents can be handled
in-text. For example: According to Herodotus, “History is…”
Plagiarism Tutorial: Please refer to Plagiarism Tutorial located in “Assignments” especially regarding
proper paraphrasing. Remember: ignorance is NO defense in cases of plagiarism.
Text and notes: Your textbook and class notes provide context that will assist in your document analysis. Any information directly taken from your text or notes must be cited (see above); reference to class notes must include a date. However, you may only use your notes or text one time as a source.
This exam should test your ability to analyze documents and not to rehash your notes or text.
Grading Rubric: A grading rubric is included.
*Any policies or expectations not covered explicitly here but found in the syllabus or delivered in class or by announcement or email are in force.
Type of service: Academic paper writing
Type of assignment: Essay
Number of sources: 8
Academic level: Undergraduate
Paper format: MLA
Line spacing: Double
Language style: US English