Ch1a, Fall 2009
Updated: 25 Sep 2009
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Ch1a General Information and Course Syllabus
Course Instructor – Nathan S. Lewis
210 Noyes, x6335, nslewis@its
Professor Lewis will plan the curriculum, deliver the lectures, and write the examinations. Any
feedback regarding the overall nature, content, and pace of the course should be directed to him.
Course Coordinator – Mike Vicic
117 Spalding, x4613, firstname.lastname@example.org
The course coordinator is responsible for general course administration and website
maintenance. Questions about adding/dropping, changing sections, and other administrative issues
should go to him.
Head Grader – So Hyun Ahn
The head grader is responsible for coordinating the grading for the course. Questions about
correcting grading errors, submitting late assignments and asking for extensions should go to him.
Professor Lewis lectures on Mondays and Tuesdays at 11AM in Baxter Lecture Hall, and
teaching assistants lead recitation sections on Thursdays at 11AM in various rooms. Your course
schedule shows the location of your section, and the course website shows the name of the TA.
Due to Professor Lewis’s schedule, the class/section schedule may be rearranged during
We anticipate only two changes:
In the first week of classes, a 2
lecture will be held on Thursday (1 Oct) from 11AM
– Noon in Baxter Lecture Hall. The recitations will still be on Thursday (1 Oct) but at
a later time (9 – 10PM). Please check the course website for your recitation meeting
location since some locations changed.
In week 3, the lecture and recitation will be switched. The 2
lecture of the week will
be on Thursday (15 Oct) from 11AM - Noon in Baxter Lecture Hall, and the
recitations will be held Tuesday (13 Oct) from 11AM – Noon. Please check the
course website for your recitation meeting location since some locations changed.
Complete details may be found on the schedule on the course website and on page 5 of
If there are any other changes to the class/section schedule, we will announce the
changes in class, by e-mail, and on the course website.
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