syl_Fa_04 - Geol 110: General Geology Section 101 Fall,...

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Geol 110: General Geology Section 101 Fall, 2004 Credit hours: 3 units Pre-requisites : none Co-requisites : GLY 201L (depending on major) Instructor: Aley El-Din El-Shazly e-mail : elshazly@marshall.edu Office: 131 Science Building Tel : 304 – 696 - 6756 Lectures: M, W, F: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m, Science Building room 276. Office hours: W: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., or by appointment . You could always send me e-mail, and I will get back to you as soon as possible. I also have an open door policy, if you cannot make it to my office hours, and I'm in my office between 9:00 and 3:00 p.m., it doesn't hurt to check with me; . .. if I'm free, I'll be more than happy to help you. I strongly encourage you to come and talk to me if you have any problems with the class, so that we can solve them early on! General Course objectives: To develop (1) an understanding of various geologic processes as formation of rocks and minerals, deformation, mountain building, landscape formation, . .. etc., (2) a brief understanding of the main events that influenced the history of the Earth and its life forms, and (3) an appreciation for Geology and its impact on society. Labs (GLY 210, if you signed up) are aimed at developing the necessary skills for identifying common rocks, minerals, and fossils in hand specimen, interpreting geologic maps and cross sections, and reinforcing some of the concepts introduced in lecture. In addition, the student should be able to apply that knowledge to solving everyday problems or to his/her discipline. Textbook: th edition). Attendance: Attendance of lectures is expected. I will monitor attendance randomly several times during the semester. You will also have unannounced quizzes , which, along with attendance and class participation (i.e. how well you interact with me in class), will count for 5% of your grade! If you have a legitimate excuse for missing my classes, you should try to let me know beforehand or as soon as possible! Once in class, mature behavior is expected. Cell phones must be turned off, and their use is prohibited in class, tests, and exams. Disruption of class/ lab activities will not be tolerated. Makeup policy for missed assignments/ quizzes
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course GEOLOGY 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Marshall.

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