165SyllabusS09 - Chemistry 165 Course Syllabus Spring 2009...

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Unformatted text preview: Chemistry 165 Course Syllabus Spring 2009 Administrative Details, Page 1 of 2 C HEMISTRY 165 C OURSE S YLLABUS , S PRING 2009 Instructor: Dr. Federico Zahariev Office : 1279 Gilman Hall Phone: 294-0274 email: [email protected] Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:00 pm; Fridays 3:00 – 4:00 pm; and by appointment Instructor: Prof. Hans Stauffer Office : 117 Wilhelm Phone: 294-9249 email: [email protected] Office Hours: Mondays 4:10 – 5:00 pm; Tuesdays 3:10 – 4:00 pm; and by appointment LECTURE A: TR 9:00 – 9:50 AM in 1002 Gilman Hall LECTURE B: TR 11:00 – 11:50 AM in 1002 Gilman Hall WebCT Address : https://webct.its.iastate.edu WWW Address : http://avogadro.chem.iastate.edu/CHEM165 RF Clicker Assistance: http://www.celt.iastate.edu/TurningPoint/ ARIS Online Homework: http://www.mhhe.com/arisHome/index.php Required Textbook and Supplies: · Text: Chemistry by Raymond Chang (9 th ed.), McGraw-Hill, 2007 (ISBN: 007-3301701). · Turning Point RF Clicker (RFC-03); you must register these for Chem 165—instructions will be provided in recitation. · An inexpensive non-programmable ( i.e. , no data storage) calculator is required, with ln x , log x , 10 x , e x , and y x functions. No graphing/programmable calculators will be allowed for quizzes/exams. Optional Materials: A Study Guide , a Student Solutions Manual , and The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry are also available at the bookstore. These are not required , but some students find them to be useful. Lectures: You are expected to attend either Lecture A or B (see days/times above) and to read assigned text materials before lecture. Both lectures on any given day will be delivered by the same instructor to ensure that similar material is covered in each lecture. Additionally, ‘clicker’ quizzes will be given during lectures using Turning Point RF Clickers (see details below), so bring your clickers and calculators to all lectures. In general, students who attend the lectures understand the material better, perform better on exams, and achieve higher grades. Recitations: Recitation sections meet on Mondays and Wednesdays. There are 2 weekly recitations for this 4 cr. course, and you are expected to attend these recitations regularly. On exam days (noted below), an optional review session will be held by your TA in place of the regularly scheduled recitation session. The purpose of recitations is to help students understand material discussed in lectures, solve problems, and prepare for exams. Emphasis will be on material covered in the lectures preceding each recitation. Handwritten quizzes will also be given during recitations (see details below), often requiring calculators, so arrive prepared....
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