The final exam will be ~50% on material covered after Exam 4, and ~50% cumulative.
Exam questions are in multiplechoice format, usually with five choices per question.
Each exam question is worth two points
Each workshop is worth a potential five points, with workshop leaders assigning points on the following scale for each participant:
Some workshops will consist of a lecture with embedded quiz points.


But there's a catch.
If you miss a regular exam, you must notify me within 48 hours of missing the exam to be eligible to take a make up exam.
ALL MAKE UP EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN DURING THE READING DAYS JUST BEFORE FINAL EXAMS.
The exact time and place of the make up exams will be announced via email from Blackboard.
If you need to make up a missed exam, be sure to EMAIL ME to
Please do not make travel plans that interfere with your final exams.
If you have a family or medical emergency that forces you to miss the final exam:
If you meet these criteria,
If you miss the final exam and are not passing the course at the
time of the final exam, you will receive an "F" for the course.
This is university policy.
Bonus points are exactly that: BONUS
Here are the complete Rules and Instructions for Bonus Point Quizzes.
You are responsible for reading and abiding by these rules in order to get bonus points.
There are no other ways to get bonus points/extra credit in this course.
An extra credit opportunity extended to ONE student must be extended to ALL students.
Therefore, requests for a special extra credit assignment will not be granted.
Posted lecture notes are an outline of what is actually said in class.
Anything said in class or in the assigned text readings is fair game for exams.
Selfmotivation and a willingness to truly apply yourself and learn spell success.
It is your choice.
A grade of "Incomplete" (I) is given only in the case of a true family or medical emergency.
A student usually requests Incompletes for multiple courses in a semester because of such a problem.
An Incomplete is not appropriate if you are failing the course, so please don't ask.
If you are given an "I" in this course
Students suspected of cheating will be turned over to the Honor Council.
Students found guilty of academic dishonesty will receive a grade of "F" for the course.