Course Description |
Important Dates and Deadlines
Schedule of Assignments
Exams & Extra Credit
Your Instructor |
5 - 7
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11 & 17
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material since midterm.
There will be
each worth 50 points.
However, I will drop the lowest of the 4 scores and only 3 quiz grades will
be computed toward your final score. This will be in lieu of make-up
There will also be midterm and final exams, each of which will be
worth 200 points. There will be no makeup exams.
Each quiz & exam will cover a specific amount of material as detailed above.
are no make-up exams. Instead, I will drop the lowest score of the 4
tests given. Both the midterm and the final must be taken in order to pass
Extra credit gives the student the opportunity to gain a few extra
points which may boost the student’s grade to the next higher level if
he/she is close to the grade boundary. Extra credit is
NOT a substitute for an exam. If you
do not score well on an exam, please do not come to me and ask it there is
any extra credit that you can do to make up for the poor exam grade....there
Ways in which to generate extra credit (up to14 points may
Class participation is
greatly encouraged and duly noted by the instructor and
will positively influence one’s grade.
Either share with the class, or
hand-in on paper, that which is physically geographic in
nature that you have currently read about in a magazine,
newspaper or on the Internet. Be sure to have a copy of the
article/announcement to turn in. (1 pt/article)
Students may also earn extra credit
by reviewing Geography Resources sites
Give short review/s of site/s
listed on the Geography
site to include:
Title and URL of site you have chosen
Brief overview (in your own
words) of material contained within the site (do not
paraphrase the overview written about the site in
How it is useful to the study of geography
How you would rank the site from
1 to 5, with 1 being poor and 5 being excellent.