Syllabus09 - PALEOBIOLOGY GEOL 3410 Fall 2009 Instructor:...

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PALEOBIOLOGY GEOL 3410 – Fall 2009 Instructor: Dr. Dena Smith Lab Instructor (TA): John VanRegenmorter E-mail: dena@colorado.edu E-mail: John.Vanregenmorter@colorado.edu Phone: 303-735-2011 Office: Benson Earth Sciences 435 Office Hours: Mondays, 2:00 – 3:00pm Lecture: Lab: Lab A: Tuesdays, 2:00 - 4:50pm Lab B: Wednesdays, 2:00 - 4:50pm Textbook : Foote, M. and Miller, A.I. 2007.Principles of Paleontology, Third Edition. Freeman & Company, NY. Additional readings will be assigned in class. Lab Manual : Each week’s assignment will be given to you in your lab section. Lecture: Attendance: Attendance at lecture is required. Material for exams will come entirely out of lectures, and in some cases will not be available in the textbook. It is also possible that lecture material will differ from that in the text. If you know you will not be able to attend class, notify me ahead of time, and I will make sure that you receive any lecture materials handed out in class. If you miss lecture, please get lecture notes and materials from another student. PARTICIPATION IN LECTURE IS REQUIRED AND WILL BE A COMPONENT OF YOUR FINAL GRADE. Exams : YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED to make up the exam if you miss an exam day, unless you notify me of your absence at least ONE WEEK in advance. Rescheduling exams is entirely at my discretion. Make up exams will ALWAYS differ from the regular exam, and will be in the format of my choice (i.e., written or oral exam). The Midterm Exam is worth 100 points. The Final Exam is worth 150 points. Midterm Exam is scheduled for Wednesday, October 14 th . Final Exam is scheduled for Wednesday, December 16 th , from 4:30am-7:00pm.* *This is near the last day of finals week. Please make your holiday travel arrangements with this date/time in mind (i.e.-schedule travel for after the final). Quizes: YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED to make up a quiz if you miss a quiz day, unless you notify me of your absence at least TWO DAYS in advance. Rescheduling quizzes is entirely at my discretion, and will generally occur during my office hours. Each Quiz is worth 10 points. Quiz 1 is scheduled for Monday, September 14
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