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Dr. Chamberlin's Fall 2004 Oceanography On-Campus Course Guidelines

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9. Course of Studies: How it Works

Classes meet two days a week and attendance is mandatory. Every class session will involve work that earns points towards your final grade. If you are signing up for a campus course, then it is your responsibility to make sure that you attend classes and show up on time prepared. There are no makeups of missed work for any reason whatsoever. However, the course is structured so that if you do miss work, there are opportunities to complete other work to compensate for the missed work. (There is NO extra credit work, however.)

Course content primarily comes from the textbook BUT additional information and concepts may be provided in class. You are responsible for all materals discussed in class.

For best results:

Your final grade in this class is based on the following forms of assessment, which are described in detail in the sections that follow:

Assignments:

Exams:

You can earn a maximum of 1200 points in this class BUT the course is based on 1000 points. Thus, there are 200 extra credit points automatically built into the course. There will be no other extra credit points available. Focus on your regular credit work and you won't need extra credit.

Grading is based on the following scale:

The following sections describe in detail each type of assessment and how they are completed.

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