Course Calendar Spring 2013

This calendar indicates the following important information:

All assessments are due at midnight (11:59pm Indiana time) on their assigned due date below. Most assessments are due on MONDAYS. The exception to this is the Unit A Long Quiz (due on Tuesday January 22); this alternate due date is due to the campus Monday holiday.

Assessments are only open for a certain length of time:

You may print a PDF copy of this calendar here: G115 Spring 2013 Course Schedule

Week Of Assessment
Due Date
Module to complete by end of week
Unit A: Introductions

7 January

no assessment due

Begin working on your Introductions Assessment described in "Course Introductions" module

Course Introduction
and
Library Resources

14 January

 

Monday January 14
Assessment: Introductions
Forum Posting and Syllabus Quiz

Submit Via "Forums" and "Tests & Surveys" tools
(50 points)

Monday January 14 is the last day to drop this course with a 100% refund.

Introduction to Oceans

Unit B: Geology of Oceans

22 January

Monday Jan 21 is a campus holiday

Tuesday January 22
Assessment: Long Quiz
Covers all modules of Unit A
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(60 points)

Earth Structure & Plate Tectonics

28 January

no assessment due

Begin thinking about your Research Fact Sheet

Review the Library Resources module

Marine Provinces
and
Marine Sediments

4 February

Monday, February 4
Assessment: Homework
Marine Sediments
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(50 points)

Water and Seawater
Unit C: An Interactive Environment
11 February

Monday, February 11
Assessment: Long Quiz
Covers all modules of Unit B
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(80 points)

Atmospheric Circulation
and
Weather and Climate

18 February

Monday, February 18
Research Thesis Statement and Outline
Submit via "Assignments"
(50 points)

Details in "Research Deadlines" PDF on "Research Paper" page of Syllabus

Oceanic Circulation

25 February

 

Monday, February 25
Assessment: Homework
Ocean Circulation Animation and News Summary/Critique
Submitted via Module and "Assignments"
(50 points)

Friday March 1 is the last day to withdraw (with an automatic W) with an advisors signature.

Waves and Tsunami

4 March

Monday March 4
Assessment: Long Quiz
Covers these modules of Unit C:
Atmospheric Circulation through Waves and Tsunami
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(80 points)

Tides

11 March

SPRING BREAK - no assessment due

no modules to complete

18 March

Monday, March 18
Assessment: Homework
Analyzing Tides
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(50 points)

Coasts

and

Coastal Waters

Unit D: Life in the Oceans
25 March

Monday, March 25
Assessment: Long Quiz
Covers these modules of Unit C:
Tides through Coastal Waters
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(60 points)

Marine Life

and

Energy and Productivity

1 April

Monday, April 1
Research Resources: Annotated Bibliography
Submit via "Assignments"
(50 points)

Details in "Research Deadlines" PDF on "Research Paper" page of Syllabus

Monday April 1 is the last day to drop this course with a W (if passing) or F (if failing). You will need an instructor and advisor signature.

Pelagic Life
and
Benthic Life

Unit E: Human Presence in the Oceans

8 April

 

Monday, April 8
Assessment: Long Quiz
Covers all modules of Unit D
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(80 points)

Monday, April 8
All paper extra credit due (optional).
Various submission methods
(Up to 10 points)

Details in "Research Deadlines" PDF on "Research Paper" page of Syllabus

Marine Resources
15 April

Monday, April 15
Extra Credit (optional)
Google Maps
Submit via "Assignments"
(up to 50 points)
Details on Assessment page of Marine Resources Module

no modules to complete to allow time to finish Research Option Fact Sheet

22 April

Monday, April 22
Research Fact Sheet Due
Submit via "Assignments"
(100 points)

Details on "Research Paper" page of Syllabus

Environmental Concerns

29 April

Monday, April 29
Assessment: Long Quiz
Covers all modules of Unit E
Submit via "Tests & Surveys" tool
(40 points)

Complete Course Evaluation by Friday May 3. This evaluation was mailed to your IUPUI address on April 30; please check your IUPUI email for information on completing the evaluation.
6 May

Grades available in Onestart by May 9