p240_ct1_f07 - Physics 240 Fall 2007 Lecture #1 Dr. Dave...

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Physics 240 Fall 2007 Lecture #1 Dr. Dave Winn winn@umich.edu
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Qwizdom Please log in to the Qwizdom system: To change your response during a presentation, press “C,” then send. You can now change your answer if the polling is still open. 1) To turn on the Qwizdom response unit press Menu for 2 seconds. 2) Toggle through the options with the arrow keys until you reach “Session ID”. 3) Press send (back and forth arrows), wait until the unit asks you if you want to change, press “yes”. 4) Then type in the current session ID # (170) and press send. 5) After the “session ID”, following similar steps you enter your “User ID”. Your User ID is your 8-digit UMICH ID # found on your MCard. Send Question: Did you know that you can purchase a Qwizdom clicker from the UM computer showcase? Yes/No
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Qwizdom Please log in to the Qwizdom system: To change your response during a presentation, press “C,” then send. You can now change your answer if the polling is still open. 1) To turn on the Qwizdom response unit press Menu for 2 seconds. 2) Toggle through the options with the arrow keys until you reach “Session ID”. 3) Press send (back and forth arrows), wait until the unit asks you if you want to change, press “yes”. 4) Then type in the current session ID # (170) and press send. 5) After the “session ID”, following similar steps you enter your “User ID”. Your User ID is your 8-digit UMICH ID # found on your MCard. Send Did you know that your answer is not recorded until you hit the “send” button? Yes/No
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Course Components http://instructor.physics.lsa.umich.edu/240/ • Reading: You have short reading assignments to be read before each lecture. • Homework: 2 online assignments a week, due on Tuesdays and Thursdays by midnight. • Lecture: Concepttests with recorded electronic responses • Discussion sections: You will have twice weekly discussion sections. During these meetings you will work new problems in groups, drawn from your textbook. • Exams: There will be three midterms and a final. Multiple choice exams with about half quantitative, half conceptual questions
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• Developed at MIT with National Science Foundation funding • Distributed through Pearson Education Inc. • Instructions at course web site The course name for physics 240 is MPWINN240F07 Online homework system
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Exam dates 1. Thurs. Oct. 4, 8-9:30 2. Thurs. Nov. 1, 8-9:30 3. Thurs. Nov. 29, 8-9:30 Final Exam: Friday December 14, 7:30-9:30 If you require special accommodations speak to your discussion leader!
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Course Grading • Mastering Physics Homework: 15% • 3 Midterms: 15% • Final Exam: 20% • Discussion Participation: 15% • Lecture Score 5% • Grading will be on an
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