About ASCI 005 OLR

Starting with evolution and domestication and progressing to current breeds, colors, uses, health, and management of horses, students gain a basic understanding of one of our most beloved domestic animals. No prior horse experience or knowledge is required.

Notes

This Section is reserved for CDE students; Degree students should register for ASCI 005 OL1

Section Description

Starting with evolution and domestication and progressing to current breeds, colors, uses, health, and management of horses, students gain a basic understanding of one of our most beloved domestic animals. No prior horse experience or knowledge is required.

Section Expectation

Course Objectives: 1. Establish timeline for horse evolution and domestication over past 60 million years. 2. Understand different uses of horses throughout history including present day. 3. Distinguish different breeds, colors and riding disciplines. 4. Gain a basic understanding of horse anatomy, physiology and disease. 5. Recognize horse care options, as well as good management practices and career opportunities. 6. Instill an appreciation for the horse-human bond. Required Textbook: Equine Science, 5th Edition. Author: Rick Parker. Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc. Course Outline: This is an on-line course on Blackboard. Students are required to follow the course outline. Exceptions granted only if the student provides the instructor with a valid, detailed reason prior to the due date. Modules open (6am) on Tuesday and close (11:59pm) the following Monday. Some weeks students will have two modules (RED) to complete, and sometimes only one module (GREEN). An end of module quiz assesses the student’s understanding of covered material, which can include reading, audio lectures, videos, and/or weblinks. Students introduce themselves at the beginning of the course and interact weekly by posting and responding on a course Discussion Area (Yellowdig). Extra credit opportunities are available, but not required.

Evaluation

Grading for ASCI 005: End of Module Quizzes each worth 4% of grade Twenty-one modules at 4% each = 84% of grade Weekly Yellowdig posts = 16% of grade TOTAL = 100% Extra credit points added to final grade at end of the semester.

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