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grules153Spr10 - GROUND RULES for MA 15300 Spring 2010...

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GROUND RULES for MA 15300 Spring 2010 CLASS PERIOD Students are expected to attend every class meeting and to read the appropriate sections of the text before coming to class. Instructors may not have time to cover every topic in class. There are supplemental videos and PowerPoint presentations provided on the MA 15300 webpage: www.math.purdue.edu/MA15300 HOMEWORK /QUIZZES A daily score will be given for almost every class, starting with the third one (Friday, 01/15/10). The daily score will typically be a short, 2-3 question quiz covering the assignment due that day. Paper and pencil homework will only be collected occasionally, as most of it is done online. Completing each homework assignment (online or by hand) is certainly your best way to be prepared for quizzes and exams. No make-ups will be allowed for the daily scores or online homework, for any reason. The four lowest scores for each will not be counted. To have a fifth score (or more) not counted at the end of the semester will require acceptable written justification. EXAMS There are three multiple-choice, machine-graded evening exams scheduled for your class this semester. The dates are as follows. ( Mark them on your calendar.) EXAM 1: Thursday, February 4, 2010, 8:00-9:00 PM, Hall of Music EXAM 2: Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 8:00-8:00 PM, Hall of Music EXAM 3: Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 8:00-9:00 PM, Hall of Music Missing an Exam: If you miss an exam for any reason, contact the course coordinator immediately and inform your instructor. Make-up exams can only be approved in writing by the course coordinator, Cari Carpenter (MATH 810, 494-7920, vantuine@purdue.edu). Make-up exams will be allowed for valid reasons. You must have documentation for missing an exam (you must have a doctor note for illness, for example). For non-valid reasons, a make-up may be allowed with a grade penalty being deducted from the student’s earned score. Not knowing the right date, time or location of an exam is NOT a valid reason for missing it and will thus be imposed by a grade penalty. 20-Minute Rule: No one will be allowed to leave the exam site for the first 20 minutes of the exam. After that time, no one will be allowed to enter the exam site and take the exam. Students arriving after 20 minutes will be allowed to take the make-up exam. If they arrived late for a non-valid reason, a grade penalty will be deducted from the make-up exam score. Make-ups will be given only once for each midterm exam, on the following dates and times:
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