To be awarded full credit, answers must be within +/- 5% of the correct answer AND include an appropriate rationale or method for deriving the answer. 2.No credit will be awarded to answers without the correct units (as appropriate). 3.To be awarded full credit, numeric answers must have an appropriate descriptor. 4.No credit will be awarded to answers that have a ‘trailing’ zero after a decimal point or do not have a ‘preceding’ zero in front of a decimal point (i.e. 5.0 or 0.36 respectively). 5.Instructors reserve the right, without challenge, not to award partial credit on pharmacy calculations.SPECIAL NOTE •A specific requirement for this course is that in order to receive a grade of C or better, the combined average for examination scores (four midterm exams and final) must be 70% or greater. This excludes points from quizzes, assignments, lab exercises, and the lab exams. •All students MUST take all exams, complete all assignments (including homework assignment, if any) and satisfy specified laboratory requirements, failing which an "F" grade will be reported. •All in-class quizzes will be OPEN-BOOK and be given at the discretion of the instructor. There will be NO makeup for in-class quizzes. FATAL ERROR QUESTION - NEGATIVE MARKING •Exams may have fatal error questions designated by asterisks. These questions are at the MINIMUM COMPETENCY level and every student is expected to answer correctly at the level of the exam. There will be negative marking equal to the worth of the question for incorrect answer or omission of the fetal error question. •In the event of less than 90% correct answers class-wide for the fatal error question, negative marking will not apply for incorrect answers and omissions.
Page 8 of 12Grades will be posted on Canvas. All individual exams, quiz and lab grades will be posted as real numbers and the FINAL grade will be rounded off mathematically using EXCEL®. INDIVIDUAL EXAM GRADES WILL NOT BE ROUNDED OFF. P-NP-pass/no pass; I-incomplete options are NOT available for this course. All components of the course must be completed in order to earn a grade. The instructors reserve the right to curve the final grade scale, if necessary. Non-essential materials are NOT allowed at the student’s desk during examination periods (e.g., books, coats, notes, hats, note cards, purses, etc.). Please leave all materials either in your locker or near the lecture podium. Students arriving late for an exam will only be allowed the balance of the time for taking the exam, provided no other student has left and the answer key has not been posted. DISHONESTY of any sort will NOTbe tolerated. Faculty members or their representatives will proctor the examination. Anyone who: •gives or receives help of any kind during the examination; •attempts to take the examination for someone else; •uses notes, books, or other aids; •fails, after warning, to follow a proctor's instruction; •uses any recording devices; •removes test material or notes from the room; •uses ANY function/program on their laptop/tablet PC other than the exam site itself (and the
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