Fall 2011 Syllabus
David S. Durica
300A Richards Hall
216 Richards Hall
Monday 10:30 AM –12:30 PM (Richards Hall)
Tuesday 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM (240 Wagner Hall)
Thursday 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM (240 Wagner Hall)
or by appointment.
For the Monday meeting time, I will be available at the Zoology Department at Richards
Hall. The Tuesday and Wednesday meeting times will correspond to the Genetics Action
Center sessions (see below) in room 240 Wagner Hall.
If you cannot make these times,
don’t hesitate to contact me. If possible, I suggest that you phone to make an appointment
(325-1528), or contact me
so we can avoid time conflicts with your classmates.
Please do not hesitate to see me if you are encountering problems with any aspect of
Hartwell, L.H., Hood, L., Goldberg, M.L., Reynolds, A.E., Silver, L.M., and Veres, R.C.
Genetics: From Genes to Genomes
McGraw-Hill, New York, N.Y.
Thompson, J.N., Hellack, J.J., Braver, G., and Durica, D. S. 2007.
Primer of Genetic
, 3rd ed. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England.
Personal Response System:
Interwrite PRS RF transmitter
. Available at the OU Bookstore. These clickers will be
used for recording answers to in-class questions/quizzes. This is the same response
system that was being used in introductory zoology last semester, as well as other
classes. I have decided to use this system due to my past experiences engendering class
responses using 'other technologies'.
Tentative Hourly Exam Dates and Final:
Exam #1 – Friday, 16 September
Exam #2 - Friday, 14 October
Exam #3 - Friday, 11 November
Exam #4 - Friday,
Final Exam: Thursday, 15 December, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM. For final exam schedule,