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Unformatted text preview: ofessor. The lab professor’s decision is the final decision regarding lab
grades. Please do not approach the Dean’s Office or the Registrar’s Office with issues related to
grading of the lab.
14. Any student with a disability is urged to see the lab supervisor early in the semester to make
necessary arrangements to support a successful learning experience. The student should also have
an official letter from the office of disability services, which requests the special arrangement for that
15. If a student is registered in a particular section, the student should attend only that section. If the
student does not attend that section and consistently attends a different section, the grades of the
student will be docked at the end of the semester. (Once in a while a student is permitted to attend
another section for making up a missed lab) Grading
The emphasis in this course is not on getting the right answer; rather, it is on the scientific process: can
you identify the data you need to answer a question, design an experiment to collect that data, and then
interpret that data. In this sense, your errors will not be propagated through the lab. Your experimental
design will be graded separately from your data analysis, and both will be graded separately from your
conclusions. For example, if your design is flawed, but you collected data properly, analyzed it
properly, and then drew conclusions from it that were appropriate for the data, you will only lose points
for the flawed design because that is where your error was. Page 4 Final Grade
One lowest grade will be dropped. The cumulative of all other experiment/activity grades will be taken
into account and the Course Professor will provide you with a letter grade at the end of the semester. MakeUp Labs
End of the Semester
At the end of the semester, a week is set aside so that students can complete one lab that they missed
during the semester. The makeup cannot be used to redo a lab. During the Seme...
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- Fall '14