BIOGEOGRAPHY ECOL 438/538 SPRING 05
Tues Thrs 8:00-9:15p.m. BSW 237

Schedule

    SYLLABUS:

  • Instructor
    Professor Owen Davis Office Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri. 1-2:00
    Gould-Simpson Rm 344 (621-7953); e-mail: palynolo@geo.arizona.edu


  • Class Web Page
    http://geo.arizona.edu/Antevs/ecol438 The class web page contains an up-to-date class schedule, announcements, and other class information.


  • Required Textbook
    Huggett, R.J. 2004.
    Fundamentals of Biogeography.
    (Second Ed.) Routledge, Taylor Francis, London & New York.
    The textbook readings are not optional and must be finished before the subject is covered in lecture.


  • Attendance
    Attendance in lecture is required. You will only be able to earn a high grade by attending lectures, taking careful notes, and doing all the required readings.


  • Cheating
    DON'T DO IT!!! Cheating is any attempt to represent someone else's work (on exams, quizzes, extra credit reports) as your own. Cheating will result in a grade of zero for the assignment, a failing grade in the course, and referral to the Dean of Students, Melissa Vito mmvito@u.arizona.edu, for possible suspension or expulsion from the University. Refer to the University of Arizona Code of Academic Conduct (link) and the University Code of Academic Integrity (link).


  • Course Grade
    Grades are based on 3 100-point exams 300 points, plus
    Graduate students (538) must complete a 100 point term paper (due 5/4/05 [last day of classes, date changed 4/7/05]).
    Homework may be available.
    ≥90% = A 89% to 80% = B 79% to 70% = C 69% to 60% = D <60% = E

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