Written Examination Instructions
• Always include your name, student number and course number and title on each page of your Written Examination (this is for your protection in case your materials become separated).
• Begin each Written Examination by identifying the question number you are answering followed by the actual question itself (in bold type).
• Use a standard essay format for response to all questions (i.e. four to five paragraphs with three to five sentences per paragraph, including an introduction, middle paragraphs, and conclusion).
• All responses must be typed double-spaced, using a standard font and 12 point type size for ease of reading and grading.
• All online responses must be submitted as a MS Word Document file only.
• Responses should be no fewer than 750 words and no mor
than 1, 000 words in length.
• Always read your answers and proof for content, misspellings, and grammar.
• Carefully read and analyze each question. You might consider starting with questions you feel most
comfortable answering. This will help you build confidence as you develop your answers.
• Outline your answer as this will help you organize your thoughts and provide a framework for your essay response.
All work must be free of any form of plagiarism. Put writJgJl2Jl$..wers into your own words. Do not simply cut and paste your answers from the Internet or Wikipedia and do not copy your answers from the textbook. Plagiarism consists of taking and using the ideas, writings, or Inventions of anotl-er. without giving credit to that person and presenting It as one’s own. This is an offense that the University takes very seriously (see page 18 of the student handbook). An example
of a correctly prepared essay response may be found by visiting the Student Web Portal via CoastConnection.
Completion of the Written Examinations allows you an opportunity to demonstrate a more thorough and comprehensive understanding of the subject matter. Take your time. Be as thorough and complete as possible. It IS our hope you find these examinations to be a stimulating and challenging addition to your learning.