GGP 315 World Physical Geography
S2DD 2008 DC
Mohr, David W.
Park University, DSCC, Columbus, OH
March 17 - May 11, 2008
Tuesday: 5:00-10:45 pm
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, Internet, videos, and writings. The goal of effective learning is to transfer skills and knowledge to real-world application. The instructor's function is to advance learning by providing guidance and feedback.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Multiple Homework assignments and/or Quizzes
· Multiple lecture exams (objective and subjective)
· Portfolio (CA) (consisting of papers
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: A variety of methods will be used to assess the learning that occurs in this course. Students will be assessed on their class participation, performance on examinations and practical exercises.
Examinations: Two (2) exams, 50 points each = 100 points
Chapter Exercises: Twenty (20) exercises, 10 points each = 200
Participation: Ten (10) sessions, 5 points each = 50
A = 90% - 100% (315 - 350 points)
B = 80% - 89% (280 - 314 points)
C = 70% - 79% (245 - 279 points)
D = 60% - 69% (210 - 244 points)
F = 59% and lower (0 - 209 points)
Late Submission of Course Materials: For each class period an assignment is late, points will be deducted. No course materials will be accepted after the last class meeting.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Introduction & Overview; Chapters 1-2; Chapter Exercises 1-2
Chapters 3-6; Chapter Exercises 3-6
Chapters 11-12; Chapter Exercises 11-12
Chapters 13-16; Chapter Exercises 13-16
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:2/12/2008 2:02:08 PM