BI 422 Indv Research & Indp Invest
FA 2007 HOZ
Gabor, Timothy M.
Associate Professor of Biology
PhD, Wildlife, Texas A&MMS, Biology, Memphis StateBS, Wildlife, U of Wisc--Stevens Point
20 August-14 December 2007
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
§ Term paper (CA)
1. Signed letter from her mentor/supervisor that assesses the student’s performance during the research. This letter should include, but is not limited to, an assessment of the student’s ability to learn and accomplish tasks, promptness, organizational skills, demeanor with coworkers, and professional attitude. An email from the mentor/supervisor will suffice for this requirement.(50% of grade)
2. A 10-page (double-spaced, 12-point font) paper with at least 10 peer-reviewed citations detailing their research or a large portion of their research. The topic will be determined in consultation with the instructor and mentor/supervisor. (30% of grade)
3. A 15-minute, public presentation of their research (or a large portion of their research) with the topic to be determined in consultation with the instructor and mentor/supervisor. A presentation to NS 401 will satisfy this requirement. (20% of grade)
COURSE ASSESMENT: The student will be assessed by their research mentor and the instructor. The mentor will forward a letter to the instructor detailing the student’s accomplishments, setbacks, and overall performance. The instructor will base the student’s grade on the mentor’s letter, public presentation of their research, and a paper detailing at least part of their work.
GRADING: Grades will be determined as follows:
A—all requirements were above average
B—all requirements were at least average with 1 or 2 requirements above average
C—all requirements met satisfactorily
D—all requirements met, but 1 or 2 requirements did not meet expectations
F—all requirements were not met satisfactorily
Late Submission of Course Materials: no late material accepted
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: tba individually
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Last Updated:8/24/2007 3:10:02 PM