Bio 311D Spring 2009
MWF 11am-noon in WEL 2.246
MWF 2-3pm in PHR 2.108

Prof:  Dr. Stuart Reichler TA for mwf 11am-noon Carlos Guarnizo TA for mwf 2-3pm Patricia Salerno
Office:  Bio 6 PAT 123
PAT 122
Phone: 471-1074
Office hours:  Anytime,
just contact me for an appointment
M 7:30-8:30pm at Jester City Limits, F 3-5pm at PAT 123, or by appt. Th 3-4, F11-12 or by appt.

Bio 311D 11am Syllabus (pdf)

Bio 311D 2pm Syllabus (pdf)

11am class current grades (as pdf), updated 5/18, by codename

2pm class current grades (as pdf), updated 5/18, by codename

Exams (bring cheat sheet)

Exam 1 W 2/11 in BUR 106 from 7:30-9pm

Exam 2 M 3/9 in BUR 106 from 7:30-9pm

Exam 3 M 4/6 in BUR 106 from 7:30-9pm

Exam 4 W 4/29 in BUR 106 from 7:30-9pm

11am class May 18, 9am-noon
2pm class May 15, 9am-noon

In addition to the exams, you can earn extra credit that will be added to your final course grade.  This semester there are 2 paths for earning extra credit.  One is to complete 3 different assignments, the first is posted below.  The other is to complete a semester long project in which you will design and carry out a simple experiment, also posted below.  If you have any questions, please ask.

Bonus #1 was due in class on Feb. 27

Bonus #2 is due in class on April 22

Bonus #3 was due in class on May 6

Alternate Bonus Experiment (as pdf)

Information presented in class:

Strong Inference:  The Article

    The Rules of Strong Inference

Presentations and scientific articles used in class; plus future class info

Keys to this semester's exams:
Exam 1

Exam 2

Exam 3

Exam 4

Improving your exam scores means realizing what you are doing well versus what you are doing less well and focusing on changing your study habits to be able to correct the errors that you are making.  This Exam Error Review Sheet (as MS Word - as PDF) can help you identify areas for improvement.

Supplemental information and test preparation material:

Old Introductory Biology Exams:
Exam 1, Exam 2, Exam 3, Exam 4

Page last updated on 18 May 2009