GO 125 Natural Disasters
FA 2012 HO
Schwendemann, Andrew B.
Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - University of KansasB.S. in Biology - Truman State University
4:35 - 5:45 PM
Textbook: Title: Natural Disasters
Edition: 8th ed.
Author: Patrick L. Abbott
Copyright year: 2012
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Core Assessment (40% of course grade): Portfolio: collection of 4 assignments. Each assignment is completely or partially related to each of the core learning outcomes.
Assignment 1 (final; 10%): CLO #1, #2, #3,#5Assignment 2 (homework 1; 10%) CLO #2, #4Assignment 3 (homework 2; 10%) CLO #5Assignment 4 (Exam 1; 10%) CLO #2, #3, #4
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Your grade will be based on your score out of total points. The course will use the traditional scale of 90-100%=A, 80-89%=B, 70-79%=C, 60-69%=D, and below 60%=F.
Grading: Exams: 3 exams worth 100 points each. 1 comprehensive final exam worth 100 points.
Homework: 2 homework assignments worth 100 points each.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Make-Up Examinations
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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