Geography Department Turlington Hall 3126B (walk through 3126) or 3304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 352-392-3198 x 229 Office Hours: ◦ Right after class ◦ Or by appointment
What is this class about? Study of some basic elements of the physical world in which CLIMATE and LANDFORMS are examined under their natural occurrences, distribution, and interrelationships.
To teach you how the place where we live is like (e.g. the earth), focusing on the dynamic of the most important natural processes. To give you a pet at the end of this semester ◦ Alligator ◦ Bird ◦ Cat ◦ Dog ◦ Elephant
Lectures/course pack ◦ 2 parts Climate Landform I don’t post PPT notes online Tests/exams
In the eventuality of a discussion over grading I will recognize my notes and any text book as being an authoritative source. I will not recognize any commercially reproduced course notes.
English is not my native language ◦ But my Hindi is… Reading maps and graphs/diagrams Understanding the material
Come to class Feel free to ask questions if you don’t understand and use the office hours. ◦ The office hours are dedicated to you!!!
You are responsible to come to class & get the class materials There will be NO make up exams given ◦ Unless you have a valid excuse Cheating will not be tolerated Read the syllabus for more rules
Cell phones … I will embarrass you if your cell phone rings! ◦ Likewise, you can embarrass me if my cell phone rings Talking in class is like farting in an elevator … just think about that. I’m sure you guys don’t wanna picture it right now. Reading the newspaper in class – it’s better to read underneath a tree & have fun with squirrels than in the classroom.
1) www.clas.ufl.edu/users/sanchi15 MAKE SURE you read the syllabus & know what’s going on in the class ◦ E.g. when the exams are
Turn to your left and right and make some friends ◦ What are friends for? Copying homework? Take turns to come to the class? Studying with friends is much better than studying on your own
GEO 2200 L – Physical Geography Lab is not required (1 credit)