Some material will be
present in a “flipped method” - instruction outside the class and
workshop/discussion during class time.
Important material from the text and outside sources will be
covered in class. Students
should plan to take careful notes.
Discussion and group work is encouraged.
Problems and readings will be assigned daily to help support and
supplement material found in the text, but not always collected.
There will usually be time to answer questions about the
homework at the beginning of class.
will be five tests.
If due to emergency or illness you miss a test, you must
notify me before or during the test.
You must provide documentation explaining why you missed the
test. If you fail
to contact me or fail to provide written documentation for a missing
test, you will receive a zero on the test.
The make-up will be more difficult than the original and must
be made up within a week.
All test dates are published on the course schedule.
the semester, there will be in-class, announced quizzes.
There are NO
make-ups for quizzes.
will be two lab projects during the course of the semester.
These will be used for group work to provide review, extension, and
is a common departmental final.
materials will be distributed on the Internet.
Class notes, instructional material, and student assignments
will be posted on my web site and Blackboard.
More information for this course is available on the Web Site and