oNonhuman Primate BehavioroIntroduction: Group PresentationWeek 11: Chapter 8Fossils and Their Place in Time and NatureoWhat IS a Fossil, Anyway?oDating Techniques in Paleontology and ArchaeologyMidterm Exam #2Unit 3: Chapters 10-12Week 13: Chapter 10 Early Hominin Origins and Evolution: The Roots of Humanity (The Group Projectwill cover material from this chapter)oThe "Pre-Australopithecines"oThe Genus AustralopithecusWeek 15: Chapter 11 The Origins and Evolution of Early HomooHomo habilisoHomo erectusWeek 16: Chapter 12 The Origins, Evolution and Dispersal of Modern PeopleoEarly "Archaic Homo sapiens"oLate "Archaic Homo sapiens"oModern Humans and the Peopling of the Rest of the WorldFinal Examination TBAInstitutional Policies
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES:A. Attendance: SmartStart.Student absences will be recorded from the first day the class meets, and beginning Fall 2014, students who do not attend the first scheduled class meeting or contact the instructor will be dropped. Students should verify the drop is completed.For fully online courses, an attendance verification activity is assigned and must be completed by the 3rd class day.Effective Spring Term 2010, student absences will be recorded from the first day the class meets. Regular and punctual attendance in all classes and laboratories, day and evening, is required. Students who are absent for any reason should always consult with their instructors. Course syllabi must provide specific information regarding attendance, including, for courses involving the internet, online activity that constitutes “attendance.” Also, both tardiness and early departure from class may be considered forms of absenteeism. In all cases, students will be held responsible for completion of course requirements covered in their absence.Additionally, it is the student’s responsibility to drop a course for nonattendance. Course instructors establish policy with regard to attendance in their respective syllabi and may drop a student for excessive absences. Absences are considered excessive when morethan 12.5 percent of the total contact hours of instruction in a semester, including lectureand lab, are missed. For example, in a three-credit-hour lecture class, students may be dropped after more than six contact hours of absences. In a four-credit-hour lecture/lab class, students may be dropped after more than eight contact hours of absences. Absences are counted regardless of whether they occur consecutively.In special programs with additional accreditation or certification standards, additional attendance requirements may be enforced but faculty must clearly explain these policies in their syllabi. Students who stop attending class for any reason should contactthe instructor as soon as possible.Failure to officially withdraw may result in a failing grade for the course. It is the student’s responsibility to withdraw officially from a class by submitting request through the Course Withdrawal link in ACES. Students may be required to consult with an advisor or designee before dropping.