2:20-4:00 pm MTR
GRADED ITEMS AND GRADE DETERMINATION
During the semester there will be in-depth exams covering the
specified material. Examinations may consist of true/false,
multiple choice, short answer or essay questions.
A comprehensive examination consisting of true/false, multiple
choice, short answer or essay questions will be given.
READINESS ASSSESSMENT TEST (RAT)
All reading material must be read prior to class. In order for you to prepare for lecture you will be given readiness assessment tests (RAT). You will take the test on WebCT prior to class. Please print your score and bring the test to class. You will then work in groups to come up with a collaborative answer. I will then average the two tests to determine your score.
In order to understand how gases transfer across the alveolar capillary membrane, we must learn the behaviors of gases and partial pressures. You will be assigned a group project to be presented in class. Due Sept. 9th
Select a topic of interest to you within (Cardiopulmonary A&P) The paper should be approximately 3 pages (excluding cover sheet and reference page). Include these three aspects of the topic:
You must site your references at the end of your paper. The paper must have at least 5 references. References must be current (within the last 5 years). Use scholarly sources; apply APA style to the manuscript.
Lecture Examinations: 60%
Cumulative Final Examination: 20%
Readiness Assessment Exams 10%
Class Presentation 5%
Research Paper 5%
APPROXIMANTE GRADING SCALE
Anything not completed and handed in on time will be subjected to a 15% per day penalty (weekends and holidays included). No exceptions!
Regular class attendance is required. No distinction is made between excused and unexcused absences unless the absence has been cleared through the office of the Dean of Students, Athletic Department or Academic Affairs. Please refer to the MSU Student Handbook for more information.
Class participation is an integral part of this course. There are numerous activities that require each student to participate from the readings, case studies, research, or in response to the discussion by others. You are expected to participate actively in and contribute to the learning experience in this course.
Class attendance is strongly advised since examinations will be based upon material discussed in class. All reading material must be read prior to class for full topic discussion. It will be strongly encouraged to inform the professor in advance of any need to miss class (phone message or email is ok) and it is advisable to ask another student to take good notes and pick up handouts.