Syllabus - (Last revision: August 3, 2011) COURSE SYLLABUS...

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(Last revision: August 3, 2011) COURSE SYLLABUS LIFE 1409 I. GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION Course Number and Title : LIFE 1409 Anatomy and Physiology II (17-week session), 4 credit hours Division/Discipline : Liberal Arts and Science/Biology Course Description : The aim of this course is to provide the student with a working knowledge of the structure and function of the human body. Emphasis is on the study of function in the body and a basic knowledge of gross anatomy. Laboratory work will include a study of the gross anatomy of major body systems. Students will be evaluated via online exams, homework assignments, discussion contributions, and lab write-ups for each unit of the course. This course is the first in a series of two (second course is LIFE 1409 Anatomy and Physiology II). Instructor Information : Ryan L. Rehmeier. Phone: 515-961-1823 (office), Email: ryan.rehmeier@simpson.edu . Office hours: contact by email any time or by using Virtual Office on the course site. Dr. Rehmeier received his Ph.D. in Biology from Kansas State University in 2005. He currently is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, and an Online Instructor for Barton County Community College. His teaching experience at the college level includes courses in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Organismic Biology, Mammalogy, Ecology, Animal Behavior, and Environmental Issues. He has a number of peer-reviewed publications on various topics in mammalian biology and ecology. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging with his family, traveling, and participating in endurance sports ranging in silliness from marathons to Ironman triathlons. II. TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER REQUIRED MATERIALS Lecture : Marieb, Elaine N., and Katja Hoehn. Human Anatomy and Physiology, 8 th edition . Pearson Publishing/Benjamin Cummings. ISBN: 0805395911. (Note: a used 7 th edition of this text would probably be acceptable, but realize that all assignments correspond to the 8 th edition). Purchase of a new 8 th edition book also comes with a license for access to the textbook publisher’s website, which has a great deal of helpful information, including chapter guides, practice quizzes and tests, interactive tutorials and animations, study tools, and other activities that will definitely help you succeed in the course. If you purchase used, the code probably will have already been used, but you can go to www.myaandp.com , click “Buy Access,” and follow the on-screen instructions to get an access code. This access is not required for this course, but it may be helpful for some students. Lab : Lafferty, Mark, and Samuel Panella. A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy Student Lab Guide. Pearson Publishing/Benjamin Cummings. ISBN: 9780805359114. Each week during class you will be assigned a series of exercises from this lab manual. You will need to view and manipulate anatomical figures on a website called A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy in order to answer the questions in this lab manual, and
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