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GEOL 1330Physical Geology
Lecture 1:IntroductionSyllabusWho am I?How to Pass this ClassWhy Study Geology?What is Science?0100200300400500600700number0100200300400500600700number0102030405060708090100Grade_Distribution
SyllabusInstructor: Dr. Daniel HauptvogelE-mail: [email protected]Office: SR1 Room 330Class time: TTh 1:00pm-2:30pmOffice Hours: TTh 2:30pm-3:30pm, or byappointmentSuggestedTextbookEarth: An Introduction to PhysicalGeology, by Tarbuck, Lutgens and Tasa,12th Edition, 2016. ISBN9780134127644.Syllabus
We will be using the Top Hat learning platformAllows me to gauge the class’ understanding oftopics in real-time so I can adjust my teaching asneededEveryone needs to be signed up by class on 8/29Part of course gradeOnly yourparticipationin the questions countIf Top Hat doesn’t record your answer, you mustcome up front and see me at the end of class inorder to receive creditSyllabus
Grade BreakdownExams are only45%of your grade!4 exams, multiple choice, non-cumulative, lowestgrade will be droppedOnline quizzes through Blackboard -15%Open-book, time limitIn-class assignments -15%Mainly group assignmentsHomework -15%Top Hat participation -10%Syllabus
Extra credit for attendance!For every class you attend, you will get0.5 pointsofextra credit on the next examAttendance will be taken with Top Hat and is locationbasedIf Top Hat doesn’t record your attendance, you mustcome up front and see me at the end of class inorder to receive creditSyllabus
FIELD TRIPS!!!!!!!Extra Credit points added to your final gradeMaximum of 5ptsCentral TX or Galveston - 4ptsVirtual Field Trips - 3pts (more on this later)Museum Tour - 2ptsCampus Tour - 1ptSyllabusIf you confirm attendance forCentral TX or Galveston anddon’t show up or cancel with atleast 24 hours notice, you willlose 4pts on your grade

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Term
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Professor
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Geology, Top Hat, Physical Geology Lab, Dr Daniel Hauptvogel

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