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Syllabus.cc306m.fall2008 - C C 306M: Intro to Medical and...

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C C 306M: Intro to Medical and Scientific Terminology (32790) Time: MWF 9-10am Location: UTC 2.102A Instructor: Steven L. Jones Email: steven_l_jones@juno.com Office: WAG 213 Office Hours: MW 10-1130am TA: Bart Natoli Email: bnatoli@mail.utexas.edu Office: WAG 121 Office Hours: TTh 12-130pm Required Text: Margorie Canfield Willis, Medical Terminology: A Programmed Learning Approach to the Language of Health Care (any second edition will be fine…the syllabus chapter headings are from the edition copyright 2008….your chapter numbers may differ, the chapter name is the key) Optional Texts: Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.   Goals: 1.) To familiarize the student with the language of medicine 2.) To introduce the Greek and Latin roots of Medical Terminology 3.) To equip the student with the ability to translate medical jargon Grading: Quizzes– 75% Final Exam – 25% Scale: A =100-90 B =89-80 C =79-70 D =69-60 F =59 and below Note: 89.5 will be rounded up. 89.499999999 = B (you gotta draw the line somewhere) Computer Access: Students are expected to have access to a computer and to the internet. Class material including the syllabus, weekly assignments, as well as other information and announcements will be posted on Blackboard (courses.utexas.edu). Grades will be posted on eGradebook. To access
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