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247 General Oceanography - Geology 105 Final Exam Instructions Final will Open on Friday, Jan. 18 at 10:00 am and Close at 11:59 pm on the same day. I. General Information on Final Throughout the class, you have participated in several critical steps in the scientific method and have joined a number of virtual scientific expeditions. The purpose of the final exam is to engage students in the process of the scientific thinking as practiced by contemporary ocean scientists. As defined by Undergraduate Studies at SJSU Area R courses “ will help students become integrated thinkers who can see connections between and among a variety of concepts and ideas. An educated person will be able to apply concepts and foundations learned in one area to other areas as part of a lifelong learning process. These courses will help students to live and work intelligently, responsibly, and cooperatively in a multicultural society and to develop abilities to address complex issues and problems using disciplined analytic skills and creative techniques.” As a result of these requirements, the general theme of the final exam will require that students be “ integrated thinkers who can see connections between and among a variety of concepts and ideas.” Students will also need to “address complex issues and problems using disciplined analytic skills and creative techniques.” In particular, this exam is designed to address the three required learning outcomes in the SJSU Studies Earth & Environment (Area R) category. Students should be able to ( 1) demonstrate an understanding the methods and limits of scientific investigation; (2) distinguish between science and pseudoscience and (3) apply a scientific approach to answer questions about the earth and environment. On the final examination students will be asked to combine: (1) the scientific knowledge
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course GEOL 105 taught by Professor Reed during the Fall '08 term at San Jose State.

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