Theory, History, and Criticism
THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE
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Academic Rules and Regulations
All work submitted will automatically fall under the jurisdiction of the Policies of the Bulletin on Academic Rules and Regulations of Syracuse University, 1994-1995 edition, which in part states:
"The submission of any work by a student is taken as a guarantee that the thoughts and expressions in it are the student's own except when properly credited to another. Violations of this principle include giving or receiving aid in an exam or were otherwise prohibited, fraud, plagiarism, the falsification or forgery of any record, or any other de-ceptive act in connection with academic
Course Structure + Grading Policies
40 % Presentation - Class Discussion
Each seminar session will focus on a different theoretical topic. The sessions will typically begin with a preamble by the professor followed by a group discussion of the subject topic and material presented. Beginning on January 28 the sessions will be introduced by one or two students The introduction-presentation(s) should be short (25 - 30 minutes each), precise and scholarly. They should be comprehensive and set the tone for the class discussion to follow, summarizing the assigned articles is not required. Visual material may be exhibited to illustrate important or difficult points or to facilitate discussion. Please note attendance to all seminar sessions is mandatory.
60% Term Paper
A ten to fifteen page paper is due on the penultimate class, April 22, and it is to be based on a topic as presented in the seminar, derived from the discussions, the readings or the lectures. The paper may be related to the graphic-analytic exercise noted above. Please present a one to two page written summary of your paper and an annotated bibliography by April 1.
If you have questions about any of the material presented in the course, assignments, grading, course policies, etc. please feel free to contact me at regular office hours which are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12 to 1 PM and by appointment. E-mail correspondence at [firstname.lastname@example.org] is encouraged.
For future information this syllabus is posted at: http://mirror.syr.edu/faculty/valdes/valdes.html