|Lynn J. Fancher, Instructor||Office Hours|
|IC3113d||Monday: 2-4 pm|
|942-2127 (ext. 2127, 2125)||Tuesday: no hours|
|firstname.lastname@example.org||Wednesday: 2-4 pm|
|Mailbox: IC 3028||Thursday: 2-4 pm|
|Friday: 11 am-3 pm [IC-3D]|
For a topical outline of this course and chapter references from the textbook, go here.
|Grading Scale||Class Assignments|
|90% - 100% = A||3 Exams: 300 points|
|80% - 89.9% = B||Prairie Journal: 50 points +|
|70% - 79.9% = C||Field: 15 points per trip|
|60% - 69.9% = D||Lab Cards: 60 points|
|<60% = F||Herbarium Collection: 50 points|
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Attendance: Attendance during lab and at all field activities is required. Point penalties will result from every absence. Lecture and lab days are not always predictable, so you should plan in attending class every day.
Exams: All exams will be short answer/essay style. There will be three exams, worth a total of 300 points. Exams will cover both lecture and lab materials. Missing any exam without replacing it will be grounds for failing this class. The last exam may not be made up.Missed exams: Follow this link for the procedure to follow if you miss an exam. The most important things to remember are:
Lab Cards: The lab work in this class is very free form. Your quarter long assignment will be to observe and intelligently draw as many different examples of the organisms we cover as you can, creating at least one 4"x6" index card for each species examined. Follow this link for more information.
Prairie Journal: You are to select a maintained prairie and monitor its progress over the quarter. Follow the link for details. INDEPENDENT
Field: In addition to your journaled prairie, you are to make a single visit to each of three additional field locations. Follow the link for details. INDEPENDENT
Herbarium Collection: You are to make a small collection of pressed plants. Follow the link for details. INDEPENDENT
Facts of Life: Go here to check out some important vital statistics of this class.