GroundRules154Sp12

GroundRules154Sp12 - GROUND RULES for MA 15400 Spring 2012...

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GROUND RULES for MA 15400 Spring 2012 Class Period: Students are expected to attend every class meeting and to read the appropriate sections of the text before coming to class. Your instructor may not have time to cover every topic in class. Recorded lessons are also available in Blackboard. Homework: Homework will be completed and graded online in WebAssign. The assignment sheet contains the list of book problems on which your actual graded homework problems are based. Each assignment has to be completed by 9:00 PM EDT on the day listed on the pull down menu. All homework assignments will be graded on a 20 point scale. There is a 10% bonus for most assignments that are completed 14 hours early. The two lowest homework scores will not be counted. To have more than two homework scores not counted will require acceptable justification for all missed assignments. Quizzes: A quiz will be given at least twice a week throughout the semester, starting with Quiz #1 on Friday, January 13th. There will be no quizzes the last week of the semester. No make-up quizzes will be given for any reason. The two lowest quiz grades will not be counted. To have more than two quiz grades not counted will require acceptable justification for all missed quizzes. You do not get to skip two and then start bringing in excuses. There will be a quiz on the Friday before the start of Spring Break. No one will be excused. Exams: There are three multiple-choice evening exams scheduled his semester. ( Mark them on your calendar.) Exam 1 : Thursday February 2 nd , 8:00 pm, Elliot Hall of Music, covers Lessons 1-9. Exam 2 : Tuesday, February 28 th , 8:00 pm, Elliot Hall of Music, covers Lessons 10-19. Exam 3 : Thursday, April 5 th , 6:30 pm, Elliot Hall of Music, covers Lessons 20-31. Missing an Exam: If you miss an exam for any reason, contact the course coordinator, Tim Delworth, immediately. Make-up exams can only be approved in writing by Tim Delworth (MATH 814, delworth@math.purdue.edu). Make-up exams will be allowed for valid reasons with no grade penalty . For non-valid reasons, a make-up may be allowed with a grade penalty of 20 points being deducted from the student’s earned score. Not knowing the right date, time or location of an exam is NOT a valid reason. The sooner you contact Mr. Delworth the better. Academic Conflict:
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