Course Staff

The instructor for COP 5021 is professor Gary T. Leavens.

Please don't hesitate to ask questions. The fastest way to receive an answer to a question is to phone Gary Leavens, or to email him at

During the semester, we will hold weekly office hours at the times listed below, and by appointment. The office hours were scheduled to provide a variety of meeting times. Please let us know if none of these times work for you and we will consider revising the office hours schedule.

If you need to drop off an assignment or a note, and we are busy or not in our office, then you can leave it in the department office. The office staff there will note the current date and time and put it in Gary Leavens's mailbox.


Name Gary T. Leavens
Office 437D HEC (Bldg. 116)
Office Hours Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 PM, Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM, and by appointment.
Phone +1-407-823-4758

Suggestions Welcome

We welcome your suggestions on the course and how well (or poorly) we are serving you. You are welcome to make suggestions during or after class or to visit us during office hours or by appointment. You may also send an email or call if you want to discuss something about the course in person.

If you would rather make an anonymous suggestion, you can leave a note in Gary Leavens's box. Please use this to provide constructive criticism and offer suggestions for how we might improve the course. Please note that comments that offer specific suggestions for improvement or that provide concrete examples of problems will be more helpful than generalized complaints.

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Last modified Thursday, January 4, 2018.

This web page is for the Spring 2018 offering of COP 5021 at the University of Central Florida. The details of this course are subject to change as experience dictates. You will be informed of any changes. Please direct any comments or questions to Gary T. Leavens at Some of the policies and web pages for this course are quoted or adapted from other courses I have taught, in particular, COP 4020 and Com S 641.