PY 155 Concepts of Physics I
FA 2009 HO
Gregory D. Claycomb, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Kansas State University
MWF 9:00 - 11:00
August 17th - December 11th
8:00 - 8:50 AM
Textbook: Physics, 4th edition, by J. S. Walker.
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The Portfolio assignment is worth 500 pts (out of 2000).
For the portfolio assignment, in addition to the multicultural paper, the student will select up to two assignments, quizzes, lab reports, tests that the student believes demonstrates that they have achieved mastery of the Learning outcomes listed above. For each outcome the student will write a reflection paper explaining why those particular assignments, quizzes, lab report, or tests were selected and how they demonstrate the mastery of the outcome in question. Points will be given for creativity and analysis. This is one way for the student to take control of their own grade in this course.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grading: Exams 400 points
Homework & Quizzes 300 points
Laboratory 300 points
Final 200 points
Portfolio 500 Points
Total 1700 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: No late work will be accepted.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Exam - coverage
Exam one - chapters. 1,2,3,
Exam two - chapters. 4,5,6,7,
Exam three - chapters. 8,9,10
Exam four - chapters. 11, 12, 13
Final - comprehensive, including chapters. 14, 15
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