UIUC PHYS 212 lecture - Welcome to Physics 212

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Physics 212 Lecture 1, Slide 1 Welcome to Physics 212 http://online.physics.uiuc.edu/courses/phys212 This lecture is VERY full. Please sit next to someone nice. (There won’t be empty seats!). 01 Festival seating up front !!
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Physics 212 Lecture 1, Slide 2 Physics 212 Lecture 1 Today's Concepts: a) Coulomb’s Law b) Superposition 03
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Physics 212 Lecture 1, Slide 3 Everything can be found online – GO THERE • You have web based Prelectures and Checkpoints due before every lecture. • You have web based homework due every week. • Be sure to complete Prelecture 2 and Checkpoint 2 before 8 am on Thursday . • Register your clicker ASAP so you can see your participation grade. Physics 212 - Intro Discussion Sections meet this week Labs start August 29, must have prelab done before! http://online.physics.uiuc.edu/courses/phys212 05
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Physics 212 Lecture 1, Slide 4 Prelectures + Preflights + Lectures 100 14 Homework + 10 Quizzes 250 Labs 150 Hour exams (3 x 100 each) 300 Final Exam 200 How your grade will be calculated Prelectures: 50 Checkpoints: 25 Lecture participation: 25 At the end of the semester your lecture bonus points are added to your HW/Quiz score (250 max). Your top 22 HW/Quiz scores determine your grade out of 250. Bonus Points: You can earn up to 1 extra bonus point in every lecture (for a maximum of 25 bonus points for the semester) by getting the right answers to all of the clicker questions. You can make up for several bad quizzes by answering correctly in class. 06
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Physics 212 Lecture 1, Slide 5 Q: What are the benefits of participating ? A: You learn more 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 43 48 52 57 61 65 70 74 78 83 87 91 96 100 Exam Score Viewer Non-Viewer Students who… Exam 1 average Viewed PreLectures 80% Blew through PreLectures 73% Data from last year’s first exam 07
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Lecture 1, Slide 6 Big Brother is Watching • How Do We Distinguish “Viewers” from “Non-Viewers”? – We log all keystrokes !!
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PHYS 212 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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UIUC PHYS 212 lecture - Welcome to Physics 212

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