Syllabus spring 14 - INTRODUCTION TO...

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I NTRODUCTION T O M ICROECONOMICS (01:220:102:14) S PRING 201 4 C ONTACT I NFORMATION I NSTRUCTOR : Dr. Daijiro Okada [email protected] New Jersey Hall 401 Office Hours Wed 3 – 5 PM T EACHING A SSISTANTS : Han Liu Mingmian Cheng [email protected] [email protected] New Jersey Hall 410 New Jersey Hall 404 Office Hours Office Hours Classroom Behavior Come prepared: Read the assigned chapter, Work on Study Plan Problems and Applications in myEconLab Arrive in class on time Have all electronic devices turned off during lecture Put away all materials not used for the course Remain in your seat throughout lecture unless otherwise instructed by me. Do not read newspapers, sleep, or have extended conversations with fellow students during class. H OW Y OUR G RADE IS D ETERMINED Weekly Online Quizzes (10%) : Create a student account at MyEconLab (see Course Material sectionbelow) Stay up-to-date on due dates You can and should work in groups In-Class Exams (24% x 3 = 72%) : Exam 1 on February 25, Tuersday Exam 2 on March 27, Thursday Exam 3 on April 29, Tuesday Each in-class exam takes place during the regular lecture time In-class exams are non-cumulative Do not be late for an exam. I will give you no extra time Final Exam (18%) : Final exam takes place on May 9, Friday, 12:00 – 3:00PM (Room TBA) Final exam is cumulative Your letter grade is determined by your weighted average score of the quizzes and exams as % of the maximum possible score ( w in the table below ). A 90 w ≤ 100 B+ 85 w < 90 B 75 w < 85 C+ 70 w < 75 C 65 w < 70 D 55 w < 65 F 0 ≤ w < 55 Classroom participation and performance: I will call you at random during lectures to answer questions, solve problems. At my own discretion, I will take how you respond to my calls into account when I determine your letter grade (for example, when your w is close to but below the cut off for a higher grade). Your willingness, enthusiasm, efforts,
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I NTRODUCTION T O M ICROECONOMICS (01:220:102:14) S PRING 2014 initiative, helping others etc. count positively. Lack of these qualities, lack of interest, giving up easily, and violating classroom behavior norm, and your absence from the class, count negatively. Make-up exam and regrading policy There will be no recourse for failing to complete the weekly homework for any reason whatsoever. A make-up for an in-class exam will be given if, and only if, all of the following conditions are met: a. your miss an exam because of illness, injury, or family emergency b. you notify me within 12 hours after the exam c. you give me documentation proves the legitimacy of your missing an exam All regrading must be requested in writing or in person during office hours within 7 days after you get your exam result back. No regarding will be granted after 7days.
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