Anth180_S07 - Introduction to Anthropology ANTH 180 TR...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Anthropology ANTH 180 TR 9:3010:45 Hendricks 147 Instructor: Dr. Lenore Barbian Office: 141 Hendricks Office Hours: Tues. 1112, Wed. 3:304:30, Thurs. 1112, 24 and by appt. Phone: 7321782 Email: [email protected] Anthropology 12th Edition Required Text Carol Ember, Melvin Ember, and Peter N. Pergrine 3 exams Not cumulative Lowest score will be dropped Maximum of 250 of 400 (~62%) Grading Cumulative final worth 150 points (~38%) Extra credit Links to readings on Blackboard Follow directions carefully! 10 points maximum Exam grades: Extra Credit 85 (68%) 77 (61%) 70 (56%) 95 (63%) Total points = 257 Grade = 257/400 = 64% = D Extra Credit = 6 points Final grade = 64 + 6 = 70 = C Curve? Respect the opinions of other Do not talk or sleep Rules of Classroom Behavior Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated! No Plagiarism or Cheating If you are not here to learn, DROP! Sign in sheet Attendance Policy Maximum of two (2) unexcused absences Each additional unexcused absence = 10 points No extra credit Six (6) or more unexcused absences = "F" Excused absences Fill out form in advance No phone calls or email You must contact me prior to returning to class Missed Exam Study Tips You must take the exam the day you return to class Take notes Outlines will be posted to Blackboard Use flash cards Read the assigned readings and take notes See me if you are having difficulties Relatively young discipline Why Study Anthropology? Know more about physical laws of nature than about how and why people behave as they do To understand humans must study humans in all times and places Ancient and modern Culture and biology Characteristics of anthropology Four field discipline Biocultural approach Why Study Anthropology? Helps us avoid misunderstandings between peoples Differences are products of physical and cultural adaptations to different environments ...
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