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Professors Chamberlin and Heath's Spring 2004 Teleweb Course Guidelines

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11. Course of Studies: How it Works

Our course this semester focuses on a study of oceanography as seen through the eyes of ocean scientists. By viewing the video episodes, reading your textbook and discussing your personal experience of the oceans with your classmates, you will achieve a greater understanding and awareness of the role of the oceans on our planet and in your life.

Assignments and exams required in this course help you to develop this understanding and awareness. Thus, they are an integral part of your learning. You should view them as learning experiences rather than hurdles or tasks. Viewed in this way, your enjoyment of this course and the goals it fulfills in your life take on much greater meaning.

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 1000 points in this class. These are the only points available in this course. There are NO extra credit points available.

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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