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01_overview_09_post - Planet Earth (01:460:100:04)

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cture 1: 1 Planet Earth (01:460:100:04) Lecture:   1:40-3:00 pm (students must be  present 1:45-2:55), SEC-111 Instructor:   Dr. Roy W. Schlische Office:   234 Wright Labs / Busch  Campus Office Hours:   Tu/Th, 3:00-3:45; W,  2:00-3:30; other times by  appointment Telephone:   (732) 445-3142 Email: Email:     schlisch@rci schlisch@rci .rutgers.edu .rutgers.edu Photo: www.spacetoday.org
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cture 1: 2 Planet Earth (01:460:100:04) Important:   Students  cannot receive credit for  both this course (460:100)  and Introductory  Geology (460:101).  Students who intend to  major or minor in  geology should take  460:101. Photo: www.spacetoday.org
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cture 1: 3 Equipment For extra credit students receive 1 point for each question answered (correctly  or incorrectly) in class and 1 additional point for each  correct  answer. Students  may earn up to 5 percentage points of extra credit for each of the 3 exams.  Students who do not wish to earn extra credit do not need to purchase a clicker. Note You must be in class with your iClicker to receive extra credit.  It is not  possible to “make-up” the extra credit for any reason, including (but not limited  to) excused and unexcused absences, forgotten iClickers, and malfunctioning  iClickers. iClicker   personal response  system, available at bookstore. Must be  iClicker ; other systems  will not work.
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cture 1: 4 iClicker registration http://www.iclicker.c om/registration/ First name Last name Student ID (your Rutgers ID#) Remote ID (on the back of the clicker)
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cture 1: 5 Textbook Earth--Portrait of a Planet , 3 rd  or 2 nd  Edition by S. Marshak $120 new, $90 used format from: http://www.nortonebooks.com $40 Optional  but highly recommended
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cture 1: 6 Website: sakai.rutgers.edu
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cture 1: 7
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cture 1: 8 Downloads: PowerPoint & PDF files
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cture 1: 9  Exam 1: 30%; Exam 2: 35%; Exam 3: 35%   Grades are posted in Gradebook section on Sakai. Course grades  are calculated by Sakai using the percentages listed above, and  letter grades are automatically assigned using the numerical scale listed below.  Sorry: No iClicker make-ups or additional extra-credit  assignments  for any reason           A ≥ 90 (18% of grades from 1998 to 2007) 84 ≤ B+ < 90 (20%) 78 ≤ B < 84 (26%) 72 ≤ C+ < 78 (17%) 65 ≤ C < 72 (12%) 50 ≤ D < 65 (4%) F < 50 (2%) Basis for grade
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Quiz / Test Format   Multiple-choice   and   true-false   questions   Exams : 50 questions (assigned seating, no collaboration,  1 sheet of notes ).  
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course GEOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Lepre during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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