Biology lecture 1

Biology lecture 1 - Welcome to Biology 111 Organismal...

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1 Welcome to Biology 111 Organismal Biology Dr. Irene Gregory-Eaves Pick up a copy of the syllabus as you enter. Everything you need to know about how the course functions is in the syllabus ! 2 Goals of Lecture 1 • Introduce BIOL 111 – Staff (teaching, administrative, support) – Organization •Lec tu re my Courses • Clickers • Lab
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3 Staff • Course lecturer & Course coordinator: Dr. Irene Gregory-Eaves – Lecturer for lectures: 1-4, 9, 10-15, 19, 23 4 • Course lecturer: Dr. Suzanne Gray – Possibly covering other lectures listed as those covered by Dr. Gregory- Eaves’ lectures, depending on the duration of the strike
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5 Staff • Course lecturers: Dr. Jonathan Davies – Lecturer for lectures: 5-7 6 • Course lecturers: Dr. Andrew Hendry – Lecturer for lectures: 8, 16-18, 20-22, 24-25
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7 Staff • Lab Coordinator: Anne-Marie L’Heureux If you have an URGENT administrative issue, please email [email protected] Finding a lab section that does not conflict with your schedule before Sept. 5 th is not URGENT. Rather, use discussion board to find someone who can swap days with you. - Lab organization: including students, technicians and TAs -Exam administration: lab and lecture -Absences : lab and exams 8 • Technical and Lecture Content Assistant: Katherine Velghe Graduate student She will monitor discussion board, help with clickers & run final review session Staff
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9 • Teaching Assistants (~30) – Graduate students – Run labs • teach content • grade flow charts, presentations, lab exams Staff Contact info will be given in first lab. 10 Lectures • Leacock 132 • Supplementary text book readings for each lecture ( see syllabus ) • Lecture exam material is exclusively from lectures. • Lecture notes and recordings posted online ( technology permitting )
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11 my Courses (WebCT) for Lectures • Pre-lecture slides posted on my Courses – Bring to class to facilitate note-taking • Post-lecture slides posted on my Courses – Last minute additions, surprises, clicker results • Link to lecture recordings • Discussion groups to ask questions of classmates (monitored by Katherine) • Register your clicker 12 my Courses (WebCT)
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13 This is an OPTIONAL online resource that accompanies new textbooks. BioPortal http://courses.bfwpub.com/life9e.php 14 Clickers (SRS = Student Response Systems) • What? •W
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor Irenegregory-eaves during the Fall '08 term at McGill.

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