Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 2870) Laboratory Syllabus Fall 2016 Text: Laboratory Investigations in Anatomy and Physiology, 2ndEdition, Stephen N. Sarikas Important Note:Read each lab exercise before attending the lab, so that you understand the major points of each exercise & can operate the most efficiently in the lab time available. Grading: Summary of Laboratory Grading Criteria Lab Practical Exams ([email protected] 100 pts each) 300 Lab Quizzes (10 pts each) 120 Two lowest quizzes dropped -20 Lab Total400 points If the score of your first practical is lower than both individual scores of your second and third practical exams, then the average of all threepractical scores will be used to replace the score of your first practical exam. This option is only available to a student that writes all three practical exams and is only for the first practical exam.
Please note:If you fail to put your name on a quiz, practical, etc., then you will receive an automatic zero for that assignment. It is the student’s responsibility to make sure that questions on quizzes and practicals are answered in the appropriate space. Points will not be given if answers are inadvertently switched. Spelling Counts. Students will lose one-quarter of the points per misspelling. (0.25 for a 1 point question/ 0.5 for a 2 point question) Lab Policies: Students are not permitted in the laboratory room unless their laboratory instructor is present and has allowed them into the laboratory room. For any issues pertaining to the lab or laboratory room, students must first contact their laboratory instructor, then the Lab Coordinator (Krystyn Purvis; [email protected]), and then the lecture instructor. Any student not actively participating in the day’s activities will not be allowed to remain in the lab under any circumstances. Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated in the lab. If a student is being disrespectful or disruptive in their actions, then he/she will first receive a verbal warning from his/her lab instructor.