“We are taught that it is polite to say ‘bless you’ when someone sneezes. However, if you say this while I am talking, it is NOT polite, it is very rude,” Gardner’s syllabus, which was provided to Campus Reform via email, from College of Coastal Georgia, states.
Gardner promises a grade reduction of up to 15 percent of the final grade to any student who disrupts his class. In the syllabus, he explicitly states that saying “bless you,” interrupting him for handouts that were available prior to class time, and sharpening a pencil are the worst disruptive offenses and could warrant an immediate one percent reduction from the students’ final grades.
“Especially egregious behavior could result in expulsion from the class, withdrawal from the course, and disciplinary action from the college,” Garner’s syllabus warns. Read More: http://campusreform.org/?ID=5855