GRADES


Assessment:

Assignments

10%

3 online assignments

Quiz

5%

1 online quiz

Exam 1

25% Minerals and Maps (multiple choice, T/F)
Exam 2 25% Plate Tectonics and the Fourth Dimension (multiple choice, T/F)
Final Exam 35% Cumulative (multiple choice, T/F)

TOPICS COVERED ON EXAMS:

  • EXAM I: Minerals, Parts I and II; Maps, Parts I, II, III and IV
  • ONLINE QUIZ: Plate Tectonics
  • EXAM II: Plate Tectonics and the Fourth Dimension I and II
  • FINAL EXAM: Cumulative
MISSED EXAMS:

  • Absence for Exam 1 or Exam 2 will result in a grade of zero. No make-up exams are offered for this course. Violations of academic integrity (see attached description) will result in a grade of zero for the assessment during which the incident occurred, and may result in further disciplinary actions.

Grades will be based on the following scale:

100-97 = A+ 96-93 = A 92-90 = A-
89-87 = B+ 86-83 = B 82-80 = B-
79-77 = C+ 76-73 = C 72-70 = C-
69-67 = D+ 66-63 = D 62-60 = D-
Below 60 = F

GRADES FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENTS

  • On the 'Instructions' web page for each assignment, you will see this 'link' symbol:

    Click on the symbol to find out how the assignment will be graded.

  • Assignments that are submitted on time and that receive a grade less than 7 may be resubmitted. Please see the rules for resubmitting assignments.

  • Please note that if an assignment is not submitted on time, it will receive a zero and may not be resubmitted.

  • Due date for assignments are noted on your syllabus.

2010, Michelle O'Dea