Syllabus Please print off and read through syllabus completely. It can be found on my website which is : http://people.uncw.edu/pottsl/coursehomepage.html Links on Website Syllabus Test Dates PowerPoint Lectures Written Lecture Notes Lecture Handouts Old Tests Histology Lab PowerPoints and Lab Handouts Announcements and Helpful Links Current Exam Keys Did You Know? Keys to Success Syllabus Discussion Points Office and Office Hours Required Materials Course Evaluation Grading Policies Test Structure Make-up Policy Final Exam Study Plan Office and Office Hours Office is 2019 Friday Hall Office hours are Wednesdays and Fridays from 12-1 p.m. and by appointment (please don’t hesitate to meet with me) Telephone: 962-3352 Email: [email protected] (best way to contact) Required Materials Textbook Package Includes: Anatomy and Physiology Textbook by Saladin: 6th edition Lab Atlas by Eder DVD Revealed Lab Manual by Ballard Study Guide by Ballard Course Evaluation 5 Lecture Tests – worth 75% of your grade Comprehensive Final Examination – worth 25% of your grade Final Exam Contains 200 multiple choice questions Includes 5 sections You have the opportunity for grade replacement on two sections in which you took the test during the regular semester. Overall score contributes to 25% of your grade. Grade Replacement Opportunity The two lowest scores on the five lecture examinations will be compared to the scores on those specific individual sections on the final examination. If the final examination scores are higher on those two sections, they will be replaced. Missed lecture exams with a grade of zero can be considered for grade replacements. However, remember you only receive two grade replacement opportunities so if you miss an exam and receive a zero that already counts as one of your grade replacements. Grading Policies GRADING SCALE: A B+ B C+ C = = = = = 100 – 90 89.99 – 85 84.99 – 80 79.99 - 75 74.99 – 70 D+ D F = = = 69.99 - 65 64.99 - 60 59.99 - 0 No individual tests will be curved. After all of the points have been tallied at the end of the semester, the overall class average will be calculated and curved to 75%. That number of curve points will then be added to each person's score. Your final number grade in the class is determined by your final average (which includes grade replacement from the final exam) + points of curve. TEST STRUCTURE Five tests given throughout semester Tests include a variety of questions: multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, comparison questions, matching, short answer, essay Examples of old tests can be found on website Make-up Policy No make-ups will be given! If you know you will miss an exam due to a scheduled event, once approved by me, you may be able to take it early. Additional Notable Mentions UNCW Academic Honor Code No electronic devices Study Plan See course website for Keys to Success Link, Announcements and Helpful Links. All of these links give suggestions about how to prepare for the course. What to do on a regular basis before and after every class to successfully learn and keep up with the material. Print off lecture notes and any handouts prior to lecture. Read lecture notes prior to lecture. Take supplemental clarifying notes during lecture in the margins of your lecture notes. Review lecture notes alongside book and Powerpoint lectures as soon as possible after class. Practice knowing the material using study guide and practice questions on DVD Review, Review, Review! Important Announcements Lab begins Monday January 14th. Print off Epithelial Tissue handout from the Histology Powerpoints and Lab Handout link and bring to lab. Also, bring lab manual and lab atlas (Eder) Complete Exercise 1 in your lab manual. (pg. 17-20). (worth a quiz grade) If you bought a used lab manual and it is missing, photocopy the missing pages from someone else. It is due next Friday January 18th!
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