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Dr. Chamberlin's Fall 2003 Online Course Guidelines

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9. Course Syllabus

Weekly Schedule

Week Date
Reading
Point Earners
     

 

 

20,000 Leagues

Study Guide & Online Lecture Notes

Exams

Quizzes

Online Participation
Assignments

Learning Activities
(extra credit)

1

8/18-8/24

Introduction

Introduction; Before Getting Started, Themes, Appendix I-III; Ocean Facts

       

2

8/25-8/31

Part 1, Chapters 1-3 Appendix IV-VII, Part 1, Chapters 1-3; Scientific Method  
1

1

 

3

9/1-9/7

Part 1, Chapters 4-6 Part 1, Chapters 4-6; How to Read a Map  
2

2

 

4

9/8-9/14

Part 1, Chapters 7-9 Part 1, Chapters 7-9; Properties of Water

Exam #1

     

5

9/15-9/21

Part 1, Chapters 10-12 Part 1, Chapters 10-12; Why the Sea is Salt?  
3

3

1

6

9/22-9/28

Part 1, Chapters 13-15 Part 1, Chapters 13-15; Ocean Currents  
4

4

2

7

9/29-10/5

Part 1, Chapters 16-18 Part 1, Chapters 16-18; Water Masses  
5

5

3

8

10/6-10/12

Part 1, Chapters 19-21 Part 1, Chapters 19-21; Tides, Beaches

Exam #2

 
4

9

10/13-10/19

Part 1, Chapters 21-24 Part 1, Chapters 21-24; Electromagnetic Radiation, Light in the Sea  
6

6

5

10

10/20-10/26

Part 2, Chapters 1-3 Part 2, Chapters 1-3; Why Earth Has Seasons  
7

7

6

11

10/27-11/2

Part 2, Chapters 4-6 Part 2, Chapters 4-6; Phytoplankton

Exam #3

 
7

12

11/3-11/9

Part 2, Chapters 7-9 Part 2, Chapters 7-9; Primary Productivity  

 

13

11/10-11/16

Part 2, Chapters 10-12 Part 2, Chapters 10-12; , Seasonal Thermocline  
8

8

8

14

11/17-11/23

Part 2, Chapters 13-15 Part 2, Chapters 13-15; Seasons of the Sea

 

9
9
9

15

11/24-11/30

Part 2, Chapters 16-18 Part 2, Chapters 16-18; Oceanic Food Webs
Exam #4

 

10

16

12/1-12/7

Part 2, Chapters 19-21 Part 2, Chapters 19-21; Squids, Fishes, Sharks  
10
10

17

12/8-12/14

Part 2, Chapters 22-23 Part 2, Chapters 22-23; Whales and Dolphins; Songs of Whales

FINAL

     

Key: (see also sections that follow this one for more detailed information)
WEEK: Week during semester.
DATE: Dates covered.
READING: Reading to be completed by 1155PM Pacific Time of the Sunday in the week in which it occurs. Time determined at http://www.time.gov
20K: Required reading in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
Study Guide: Required reading in The Remarkable Ocean World of Jules Verne: A Study Guide for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
Online Lecture Notes: Required reading of lecture notes at http://www.oceansonline.com/library.htm
POINT EARNERS: Assignments, quizzes, exams and extra credit as described in the Course Guidelines.
Online Participation Assignments: Responses to assignments as described in Participation Assignments. All assignments must be completed by 1155PM Pacific Time of the Sunday in the week in which they occur. Time determined at http://www.time.gov.
Learning Activities: Learning activities as described in Extra Credit: Learning Activities
QUIZZES: Online quizzes covering self-test questions in Study Guide and questions from lecture notes. All quizzes are due by 1155PM Pacific Time of the Sunday in the week in which they occur. Time determined at http://www.time.gov. Quizzes may not be taken late and there are no makeup quizzes.
EXAMS: Online exams covering ALL required reading. All exams are due by 1155PM Pacific Time of the Sunday in the week in which they occur. Time determined at http://www.time.gov. Exams may not be taken late and there are no makeup exams.

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