BICD100_WI2014_COURSE_INFO

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Unformatted text preview: ll be announced in lecture and on the course website. Similarly, there will be a review session held a few days before the final exam; details will be announced later in the quarter. Clickers: You will need an i>clicker for this course. Clicker questions will be asked in class, and you will receive points for your responses to these questions. You will earn 1 point for answering a clicker question (either correctly or incorrectly) up to a maximum of 40 points. Responses will start to count for credit in week 2 (January 14). No allowances will be made for occasional forgotten or malfunctioning clickers or for absence from class (regardless of the reason). There will be enough clicker questions available throughout the quarter for you to reach 40 points even if you miss a few classes. Either the new i>clicker 2 or older i>clicker models will work for this course, but other brands of clicker will not. Clicker Registration: You must register your i>clicker in order to receive credit for answering clicker questions. You can register your i>clicker on our course website. On the home page, see the course menu on the left and click on “Register your i>clicker.” Follow the subsequent instructions. Assignments via MasteringGenetics: Course assignments will be administered through the MasteringGenetics website (www.masteringgenetics.com). Each assignment will promote comprehension of course topics through problem solving. Interactive input from the MasteringGenetics website provides instant feedback, hints, and directed review as needed. Assignments will be posted on Thursdays at 6:30 pm (see course schedule document) and should be completed by the following Friday (eight days later) at 3:00 pm. It is recommended that you complete assignments before attending discussion section, since assignments will be discussed in section. You can earn a maximum of 40 points through timely completion of assignments. There are no penalties for using hints, although requesting solutions (i.e. giving up on a problem...
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