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  • Sketchnoting: Article
    you or you strongly agree or disagree with the main thesis of the article How can you retain the information or opinions in the article Perhaps you want to recall the main points of the article in a few days at a family gathering to promote a robust discussion You might have to write a summary of the article for homework and need a method to help organize the information

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  • Sketchnoting: Compare/Contrast
    murraystate edu Racerbiochem Sketchnoting to Compare and Contrast Can sketchnoting be an effective way to analyze topics in such a way as to remember key differences and similarities Here are some examples Sketchnotes Generation X versus Millenials Facebook versus Twitter

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  • you with a far better understanding of comparative anatomy than will simply reading the text You will be provided with all specimens except the cat You and your partner are responsible for purchasing a cat from the MSU Wildlife Society You will also need to purchase gloves and to purchase or rent a dissecting kit In addition to your specimens a photographic atlas with accompanying text is available through the course web site and on Blackboard see link above You will find this web based atlas a valuable resource when doing dissections and when studying for quizzes and exams Discussions with your classmates while conducting laboratory activities and studying for exams and quizzes are strongly encouraged Discussion of concepts and questions is an excellent way of learning and checking your knowledge The Teaching Assistants and or I are available to help you during scheduled class periods You may also schedule other meeting times with a TA or me as needed IX GRADING PROCEDURES Grades for all components of the course are assigned as follows 90 100 A unusual ability and distinctive performance 80 89 B articulate above average performance 70 79 C satisfactory performance 60 69 D passing work below standard 60 E work not acceptable for passing credit Exams 60 30 lecture 30 lab Comprehensive Final 15 Quizzes 15 Class Activities 10 100 Written exams will be short answer and essay in format Exams will cover theoretical and objective information including an emphasis on practical questions on specimens studied in class Questions on specimens and anatomical parts that you h ave not seen before will also be used on exams to evaluate your ability to use the information you have learned The final exam will cover key concepts and general information that you are expected to have learned during the semester To assist you with your studying the goals and objectives of each week of class including study questions is posted on Blackboard each week The study questions are not questions you are likely to see on an exam The questions are designed to help guide your studying and help you determine what you do and do not understand A list of the anatomical parts that you are responsible for learning will also be posted each week All assignments are due on the assigned due date The only exception to this policy is in the event of a medical or other emergency or an approved university event e g Senior Breakfast Written documentation must be provided in evidence of such an emergency Practical exams can only be taken at their scheduled time X ATTENDANCE POLICY Students are expected to attend all scheduled course activities Absence from class is strongly correlated with poor performance on exams XI ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY Murray State University takes seriously its moral and educational obligation to maintain high standards of academic honesty and ethical behavior Instructors are expected to evaluate students academic achievements accurately as well as ascertain that work submitted by students is authentic

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  • comparativeatlas.html
    Anatomy Atlas are the property of Murray State University Contents may be used for non profit educational purposes only For further information please contact Terry Derting tderting murraystate edu A

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  • underlay your weekly responses Points will be deducted for improper grammar and typographical errors In each paper regarding a class discussion you must explicitly state at least one ethic that you believe is relevant to the topic and must provide a justification for that ethical statement You will be graded on your ability to justify and refute ethical unethical views pertaining to a topic Make sure that you are familiar with the rubric posted on Blackboard that I will use when grading your papers At least two of the four written papers are due before October 14 Sample papers are posted on BB Note Quotes are not allowed in written papers Papers must be submitted via BB You are responsible for all assigned readings You will be assigned approximately 40 60 pages per week You may be quizzed orally or in writing about assigned readings VII FIELD CLINICAL AND OR LABORATORY EXPERIENCES None VIII RESOURCES The major resources for the course are the readings and the information presented by discussion leaders For additional help discussion with your classmates and myself is strongly encouraged Relevant web sites The Triple Helix http www thetriplehelix org a website developed by undergraduates focuses on current ethical issues Bioethics web log blog bioethics net The Bioethics Internet Project a great site for discussion and information www bioethics net Fisheries http golgi harvard edu biopages biodiversity html Fish and Wildlife Information Exchange http www fw vt edu fishex EcoNet http www econet apc org econet EcoWeb http ecosys drdr virginia edu EcoWeb html EnviroLink Network http envirolink org Department of the Interior s Natural Resources Library http www ios doi gov nrl U S Fish and Wildlife Service http www fws gov International Information http www oneworld org panos index html Biopolitics International Organization http www hol gr bio web html biopolit htm World Conservation Monitoring Center http www wcmc org uk Sierra Club http www sierraclub org Natural Resources Defense Council http www nrdc org Association of Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics http www afseee org Bioethicsline a database of 60 000 references regarding ethical issues http guweb georgetown edu nrcbl Links to on line resources for ethics http outcast gene com ae 21st TL TBE resources2 html The Human Genome Program ethical and social issues http www ornl gov TechResources Human Genome home html The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity http www cbhd org Bioethics Discussion Pages Http www hsc usc edu mbernste index html Center for Bioethics Virtual Library http www med upenn edu bioethic Midwest Bioethics Center http www midbio com X GRADING PROCEDURES Grades for all components of the course are assigned as follows 90 100 A unusual ability and distinctive performance 80 89 B articulate above average performance 70 79 C satisfactory performance 60 69 D passing work below standard 60 E work not acceptable for passing credit Grades are based on the following percentages Case presentation 14 Class participation 30 Journals on Issues x 4 32 Revealing

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  • belize
    Kennesaw State College GA left Dr Terry Derting Murray State University KY left and students Drums made from animal hides Music from turtle shells and steel drums MSU students Micah Perkins and Keith Payne back row Emily Farrar Clayton Green Dr Derting and Jill Kruper Teaching Assistant Spider and howler monkeys at the Baboon Sanctuary a success story for ecotourism Camping at the Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve Ferry trip to Xunantunich

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  • Dr. Terry L. Derting
    Schedule T Th Class Schedule Seminar Schedule 2016 Web Assignments 1 Science as a Way of Knowing 2 Science and Non science 3 Exploring the Age of the Earth 4 Dating Steno s Laws Radioactivity and Fossils 5 Getting into the Fossil Record 6 Understanding Change in Organisms 7 What Why and How 8 Natural Selection and Guppy Populations 9 Natural Selection and Darwin s Finches 10 SimBio How Guppies

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  • the phrase Two minds are better than one That phrase is generally true because of the unique knowledge and experiences each person possesses Each person in your group will have their own perspective on the work being conducted and can As a collaborative group the number of ideas questions and solutions that arise will exceed that possible from any one person alone In a variety of professions including science business education and communication teamwork is often critical to success Your accomplishments in this course will be dependent upon your team as a whole and the individual contributions of each of your team members Throughout the course it is essential that you share ideas with your peers to improve your work and to improve your understanding of scientific concepts and scientific inquiry A group effort is more productive than an individual one if everyone positively depends on each other and has a personal responsibility and commitment to achieve the group s goal You must make every effort to interact with with other so that your team functions as effectively as possible IX Grading Procedures Student performance will be assessed in the following areas Ability to understand and design scientific experiments collect and analyze data and draw justifiable conclusions Ability to communicate scientific information orally and in writing Ability to engage in critical thinking Ability to comprehend and critically evaluate scientific literature Knowledge and application of basic concepts in the sciences Knowledge and application of quantitative analyses The specific assignments required to assess student performance in each of the above areas will be determined by you and the professor see Grading Agreement The areas of evaluation will be laboratory reports written assignments science journal and exams Your contribution to class work will also be evaluated on the basis of your attendance puctuality cooperation and participation in small group and whole class activities Sincere attempts to answer questions understanding or mastering of concepts completion of tasks and evidence of personal committment to learning will all be considered in the evaluation process Grades for all components of the course will be assigned as follows 90 100 A Excellent unusual ability 80 89 B Very good ability is above average 70 79 C Average basic understanding of concepts and their application 60 69 D Below average lacking in skills or knowledge 60 E Insufficient knowledge ability demonstrated to earn credit for the course Scoring Rubrics will be used to assess written work when appropriate You are expected to complete all course assignments All assignments must be turned in by the assigned due date The only exception to this policy is in the event of a medical or other emergency Written documentation must be provided in evidence of such an emergency If work is turned in late there will be a 10 penalty for each late day You are responsible for learning material covered during absences Any graded work that you miss can not be made up unless you have an excused absence X Attendance Policy

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