INTRO TO BIOLOGY PRIN I
INTRO TO BIOLOGY PRIN I GBIO 106
Popular in Course
Popular in Biology
This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Angel Witting on Tuesday October 20, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GBIO 106 at Southeastern Louisiana University taught by Jerrie Hanible in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 94 views. For similar materials see /class/225420/gbio-106-southeastern-louisiana-university in Biology at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Reviews for INTRO TO BIOLOGY PRIN I
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
Date Created: 10/20/15
Course GBIO 106 Instructor Jerrie R Hanible Office Location Biology Building 103 Office Phone 9855492498 aim 1 Email jerrie39 quot 39 selu and 39 mm Office Hours Monamp Wed 83012 3304 Tues amp Thurs 930 12 Fri appointment only Course Description General Biology 106 is a lecture class designed for students pursuing a degree in any area of study except Science and Technology This course will introduce the student to the basic principles and concepts of biology These concepts include but are not limited to photosynthesis metabolism and molecular biology This course acquaints the students with modern day tools techniques and ideas used to understand the overall scope of studying living things The course will consist of a combination of lecture discussion and group activities with the use of handouts Important Dates See Course Calendar for dates of assignments quizzes exams and holidays Assessments There are four tests given throughout the duration of the course including the final exam Each test will contain information from three to four chapters and will only be worth 100 points There will be four quizzes each worth 15 points given the week before each exam The quiz information will come from one of the three to four chapters covered on the exam Any student arriving after the class has completed a quiz will not receive a makeup quiz unless shehe can provide a valid written excuse or an explanation for the late arrival No makeup quiz is provided without the written excuse If a student arrives during the quiz period the student may take the quiz but will not receive extra time for completion shehe must turn in their quiz with the rest ofthe classThere will also be class assignments given on selected days These assignments are usually given the week before exams but may vary throughout the semester Makeup exams and quizzes are given on the last day of class for students who fail to appear for the scheduled test day In order for me to honor a student s excuse heshe must contact me before the exam is given There will be no makeups for students who fail to show up for the days set aside for makeups All makeups are subject to contain material not covered in lecture and will not be multiple choice format as the original examquiz There will be no makeup forthe final exam The final exam will be given at the assigned time NO EXCEPTIONS Missed class assignments must be completed and turned in before the exam on that material is given It is the student s responsibility to find out what heshe missed if the student fails to do so they will receive a zero for that assignment The instructor will not provide notes to the student for any missed days Blackboard Use Instructor will use blackboard to post quiz and exam grades If you nd discrepancies on blackboard please notify the instructor at once Class Assignment grades will NOT be posted on blackboard but will be given back to the student in class These grades ARE averaged into the students final grade in the class Bonus points will be posted on Blackboard at the end ofthe semester Classroom and University Policies Talking among students at inappropriate times use of PDAs and cell phones during class is unacceptable This is very disruptive to other students who are trying to listen and learn If a student is disruptive during class heshe will suffer a reduction in class points lfa student continues to disrupt class that individual may be asked to leave class or referred for administrative or disciplinary review This can affect your grade University policy states that students are not to bring children family or friends into the classroom with them Cheating will not be toleratedllll lfthe Instructor suspects a student of cheating points will be deducted from that assignment or exam Cheating is a very serious offense and it is grounds for disciplinary actions as outlined in the General Catalogue quotIf you are a qualified student with a disability seeking accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act you are required to selfidentify with the Office of Disability Services Room 203 Student Union No accommodations will be granted without documentation from the disability Servicesquot Instructor s expectations regarding student behaviorclassroom decorum Free discussion inquiry and expressions are encouraged in this class Classroom behavior that interferes with either a the instructor s ability to conduct the class or b the ability of students to benefit from the instruction is not acceptable Examples may include routinely entering class late or departing early use of beepers cellular telephones or other electronic devices repeatedly talking in class without being recognized talking while others are speaking or arguing in a way that is perceived as crossing the civility line In the event of a situation where a student legitimately needs to carry a beepercellular telephone to class prior notice and approval of the instructor is required Classroom behavior which is deemed inappropriate and cannot be resolved by the student and the faculty member may be referred to the Office of Judicial Affairs for administrative or disciplinary review as per the Code of Student Conduct which may be found at httpwwwselueduadminstu affairshandbook Instructor s expectations regarding academic integrity Students are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity Behavior that violates these standards is not acceptable Examples are the use of unauthorized material communication with fellow students during an examination attempting to benefit from the work of another student and similar behavior that defeats the intent ofan examination or other class work Cheating on examinations plagiarism and improper acknowledgment of sources in essays and the use of a single essay or paper in more than one course without permission are considered very serious offenses and shall be grounds for disciplinary action as outlined in the current General Catalogue Grading The ten point grading scale is used unless othenNise stated by instructor All graded material is counted towards the student s overall grade in the class It is the student s responsibility to keep up with hisher grades in the class Exam quiz grades will be posted on Blackboard however class assignment will not be posted Please remember that class assignments are averaged into your overall grade in the class Bonus points are given to at the instructor s discretion and will only be offered to the class as a whole There will be no individual opportunities for bonus points If you decide to drop this course it is your responsibility to complete the necessary papenNork at the registrar s office Failure to follow these instructions will result in the student receiving an F for the course Quiz and exam dates listed under course calendar after the rst day of class