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BME 303: Introduction to Computing for Biomedical Engineers Pengyu Ren BME 5.202M
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2 Online Course Information • Blackboard: http://courses.utexas.edu/ – Syllabus – Lecture materials – Homework assignments • Membership is mandatory , as is reading emails (For help: http://www.engr.utexas.edu/computing/) • When sending email, subject should begin with “BME 303”
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3 Class Structure • No prerequisites • Two lectures (3 hours) and one lab/discussion session (2 hours) every week (attendance required) • Random quizzes most lectures (credited with serious attempt) • Weekly homework/lab assignments • Two midterm exams and one final exam
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4 Assessment/Grading Mid Term 1 20 % Mid Term 2 20 % Assignments (Homework/labs, programming, quizzes) 30 % Comprehensive final exam 30 % Total - - - - - - - 100 % Grading policy: A Excellent (high quality work) B Good (understand and follow mostly) C Average (weak in some areas) D Passing (minimum) F Failure
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5 Assessment/Grading Grading based on relative percentile
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6 How to get a good grade • Prepare before the class • Focused and actively participating during the lecture/lab sessions • Review carefully after the class • Do your own homework • Understand, not memorize, the materials! • BME 303 will take a lot of work (>10 hr/wk) • Seek help if you need it – we have an extraordinary team of TAs and tutors here to support
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D and F happens • Lack of motivation; not interested – Not excited about math, arithmetic or
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2010 for the course BME 303 taught by Professor Ren during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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