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IB 429 ANSC 466 ANTH 442 Animal Behavior MWF 3-3:50 116 Roger Adams Lab 1 hand out: course syllabus
Instructor: Dr. Andrew Suarez Teaching Assistant : Chris Smith
Course Resources in addition to Lecture Course web page Textbook Office hours
Course web page Textbook Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach, Eighth Edition John Alcock http://www.sinauer.com/detail.php?id=0051 www.life.uiuc.edu/ib/429
Course web page Textbook Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach, Seventh Edition John Alcock http://www.sinauer.com/detail.php?id=0051 www.life.uiuc.edu/ib/429
Office Hours Dr. Suarez (Andy) Office: 681 Morrill Hall Office hours: Tuesdays 3-4 pm, or by appointment Chris Smith Office: 683 Morrill Hall Office hours: Wednesday 2-3 pm, or by appointment
Syllabus Course Structure: 3 lectures a week 3 exams 1 final
Syllabus Grading: 3 exams (100 pts each) 1 final (150 pts) You will be allowed to drop your lowest exam grade. Everyone must take the final.
Syllabus Grading: As you are allowed to drop your lowest exam score, there will be no conflict exams (except under extreme circumstances in which case you will need a letter from the Dean of Students). If you have a conflict with the final, you must let me know in writing before the end of the semester (May 4th)
Syllabus Grading: points Letter grade% points(out of 350) A 90% 315 B 80% 280 C 70% 245 D 60% 210
Syllabus Exams: All tests are multiple choice. Include extra credit. How to prepare? Responsible for all material presented in lecture Responsible for all assigned textbook readings
Exam Info Bring pencils At least one empty seat between each person Your neighbors must have a different color exam book All jackets/bags/etc must be under your seat No hats. Shoes must be kept on You must show your ID when turning in your exam Fill in student ID # on exam
Course Guidelines Please, no talking during lecture… unless you have a question or comment relevant to class material, then go ahead and ask! Turn phones off before class!
Course Guidelines Take notes but don’t worry about writing every detail down. All lectures will be available on the course web site (check site often for updates and information). (if I am going to fast, let me know)