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1 BIO 132: Anatomy and Physiology II Spring 2015 Chris PickenPICK UP 3 HANDOUTSandINITIAL THE ATTENDANCE SHEETin the cabinet located in the backof the lecture hall1
2 WebsiteVisit my website regularly to obtain necessary and helpful materials for this course.Lecture notesYOU are responsible for downloading, printing and bringing the notes to classYou will NOT print the lecture notes using campus printers (color is better than grayscale)Terminology assignmentsYOU are responsible for downloadingSample questionsLaboratory histologyAnimationsLaboratory and lecture schedules
3 Keys to Success Helpful studying aids: study for a minimum of 2 hours every daywrite down analogies used in lecturewrite down questions that I ask you during lectureform study groupsdraw flow chartsread the text and redraw figuresview lecture animations repetitivelyconstantly ask questions of Why, When, How and Where to any/all physiological steps in a processask for clarification during, before or after lecture; send me s; come to my office hours3
5 Lecture Exams 40 multiple choice questions (2 points each) Each answer is worth 2 points for a maximum of 110 points (the first 5 incorrect answers don’t count against your grade and can be considered as built in extra credit)Bring at least 2 sharpened #2 pencils with erasersScantron sheets will be provided to youFor this course, your ID number will be considered the one that you are assigned at the beginning of the semester which can be found to the left of your name on the attendance sheet taped to the wall
6 Terminology Assignments Assignment due dates are indicated on the schedule and will be checked before and after the lectureAssignments are to be handwritten on index cardswrite your name on the first cardNotecards should minimally include definitionsshould also include examples, where/when/how/why used, other associated termsthe more info, the betterIf late or incomplete, the assignment will receive NO credit6
7 Lab Exams and Lab Reports Lab Practicals25 stations with 1 – 3 short answer, identification or fill in the blank questions totaling 55 answersEach answer is worth 2 points for a maximum of 110 points (the first 5 incorrect answers don’t count against your grade and can be considered as built in extra credit)You will spend 2 minutes at each station to answer the question(s)You will receive an additional 10 minutes to revisit stations to finalize your answersLab ReportsYou will have an opportunity to write 2 laboratory reports7
8 Make-Up ExamsIf you miss a lecture exam, you will be permitted to take the same exam as the rest of the class up to 1 week of the original date of the examyou are responsible for contacting Professor Picken to schedule the Make-up exam ( is best)after this time you will take a different examIf you miss a lab exam you can take the exam with another sectionthe section may or may not be taught by Professor Picken
9 and ID cardsEvery student that is registered must obtain a photo ID card that they must have with them whenever on campus.Every student that is registered must obtain an official college address.This is the only address that I will use to communicate with my students.If I send a you an using your college address and you do not respond, you are responsible for any fallout.Check your college account daily to keep up with correspondences from college administrators and instructors.
10 Rules and Regulations Lecture Attendance Attendance will be taken every lectureinitial the attendance sheet at the back of the lecture roomYou are permitted 2 unexcused absenceseach additional unexcused absence will result in the reduction of your course grade by 1 pointExcused absences require appropriate documentationLaboratory AttendanceAttendance will be taken at the end of each labIf you miss a lab, you can make it up during another sessionAny laboratory material that you miss and don’t make up, you are responsible for come exam time10
11 More Rules and Regulations Cell PhonesThe use of cell phones (including texting) is prohibited during the lecture and laboratory.You will be asked to leave and will be regarded as an unexcused absence.You may keep your phone on ONLY if kept in vibrate mode.Cell phones must be completely OFF during any exam given in lecture or lab.Talking during lecturesQuestions are welcomed, discussion is encouraged, but talking which detracts from the lecture or otherwise disrupts learning will NOT BE TOLERATED.
12 Even More Rules and Regulations Food and Drinkprohibited in the laboratoryallowed in lecture (if you make a mess, clean it up)Footwear in the laboratorymust completely cover your feet (flip-flops and sandals are prohibited)You will be asked to leave (to return only if you have proper footwear)WithdrawalsDo not just disappear from the course without officially withdrawing from the course.Withdraw yourself online on or before the middle of the semester (October 29)After the middle of the semester to the last day of lecture, obtain a withdrawal form from the Registrar’s office, fill it out and have me sign it.Otherwise, you will receive an F for the course.