Bio171-08-Lec%201.pptx

Bio171-08-Lec%201.pptx - Lecture 1: Wednesday September 3,...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1: Wednesday September 3, 2008 Biology 171 Introduction to the Course Personnel & Contact Information Course Materials Exams/Grading Tips for Success The Scientific Perspective Today’s Topics: Announcements This Week in Discussion: None (Starts next Week) Text Reading Lecture 1: 2 nd ed: Chapter 1 (1-14), 3 rd ed: Chapter 1 (1-15) Lecture 2: Freeman essay Barry M. OConnor Professor of EEB, Curator of Insects & Arachnids, UMMZ Costa Rica Peru Tanzania Panama Australia Tanzania’s unique montane forests Beamys hindei Grammomys ibeanus Hylomyscus denniae Lophuromys favopunctatus Praomys delectorum Myosorex kihaulei Some small mammals of Tanzania Some parasitic mites of mammals Current research on evolution of house dust mites Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus - a house dust mite Barry M. OConnor 2043 Museums Bldg 763-4354 [email protected] Ruthven Museum Building 2 nd floor (research wing), I’m in Rm. 2043 on left. Office Hours: Tues: 9-10 AM Wed: 10-11 AM Personnel Course Secretary Discussion Leaders Name: Tony DeRuiter (e-mail: [email protected] ) Office: 1111 NS (Program in Biology) Dr. Katie Wharton Dr. Laury Wood GSI’S: Gyorgy Barabas Andres Baeza Edward Baskerville Peter Boldenow Dietrich Bouma Hannah Foster Susan Kabat Sean Ledwin Keith Primeau Dana Thomas Devon Treece Senay Yitbarek Course Coordinator Name: Dr. Katie Wharton (e-mail: [email protected] ) Office: 1041 Chemistry Course Materials/CTools Textbook Biological Science Freeman 3rd Edition (also used for Biol 172) Will supplement with multiple other sources of information CTools https://ctools.umich.edu/portal CTools Syllabus & schedule Course Policies Announcements Lecture Files* Discussion Exercises** Practice Exams Grades via SAMS system *Posted ≈ 10am day of lecture **Posted preceding Friday PM Sections Lectures MWF Room: MLB AUD 3 Noon - 1 PM - section 1 3-4 PM – section 3 Please attend the section in which you are registered Discussions 1.5 hrs/week Beginning next week Any student missing from their first discussion may be dropped from the course to make room for those waitlisted Overrides/Waitlists Go to any/all discussion sections next week that you can attend during the semester (or wish to switch to). Sign the list in the room, and you will know within the first 30 minutes whether you will be able to enroll in that section. If so, we can initiate the override process. When applicable, we will follow the waitlist order. Questions about overrides and other administrative issues should be addressed to the Course Coordinator. Exams Exam 1 100 pts Mon. Sep. 29, 6-8pm Exam 2 100 pts Wed. Oct. 22, 6-8pm Exam 3 100 pts Mon. Nov. 17, 6-8pm Exam 4 100 pts Tues. Dec. 16, 7-9pm Exams will have multiple choice and short answer sections Will be based on lecture and on discussion material Not cumulative; each covers a discrete10 lecture segment Grading Grades will be based on a total of 504 Points 400 points total for the 4 exams 104 points * for the Discussions * Based on attendance, participation and written assignments...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course BIO 171 taught by Professor Josephinekurdziel during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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