Grading is based on several factors, including:
25%: Attendance & participation [Atencion y participacion] (25%)
25%: Homework -- Late papers lose 10% of max value per day late, and no late papers will be accepted after the last day of classes [Los ultimos papeles pierden el 10% de valor maximo por dia tarde]
25%: Weblog/book reports and quizzes
25%: Lab & observing = attendance, participation & write-ups
Extra credit options always exist, just ask. However, these are not a substitute for missed work.
[las opciones adicionales del credito del, existen siempre, apenas pida. Sin embargo, estos no son un substituto para el trabajo faltado]
SCALE: 90% = A-/B+, 80% = B-/C+, 70% = C-/D+, etc.
Check Blackboard6.du.edu for your current accumulated scores,
BUT…use caution as these might not tell the entire story [e.g. +/- Labs &c].
University Honor Code is in effect: See website www.du.edu/honorcode.
[El codigo del honor de la universidad esta en efecto]
As a courtesy, please turn off cell phones during class. Thanks.
[Como cortesia, de vuelta por favor apagado a los telefonos de la celula durante clase. Gracias.]
Guarantee: If you will put in at least one hour studying for each hour in class, you can master the subject!
Example: a 4 credit class ideally means 8+ hours/week commitment to studying (e.g. reading, homework, obs., lab prep, quiz prep, weblogging, etc.) in addition to attending the lectures. This is why a full-time student with 15 credits should be spending 15 * 3 = 45 hours/week, which is actually a full time job!