Science English 161

Syllabus - Spring 2011 (February 13 - June 2)

Textbook

Academic Encounters: The Natural World, by Jennifer Wharton

Instructor:Buthaina Al-Othman

  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm OR by appointment
  • Location: ELU of Science - Khaldiya, Building 3, 2nd floor - Room 12 - Tel: (965) 484 9146 Ext.7335
  • Email to: buthaina.alothman (at) gmail.com OR send a message directly through our Ning or Network online

Grade Computation

  • Homework, Class Participation, and Attendance = 20%
  • 6 Quizzes = 20%
  • Midterm Exam 25%
  • Final Exam 35%

Units Covered to Mid-term Exam

  • Unit 1 - Chapter 1 - Quiz 1 - March 10
  • Unit 1- Chapter 2 - Quiz 2 - March 24
  • Unit 2 - Chapters 3 & 4 - Quiz 3 TBA
  • Midterm exam - April 9, 2011 at 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Units Covered to Final Exam

  • Unit 3: Chapter 5 - Quiz 4 - TBA
  • Unit 3: Chapter 6 - Quiz 5 - TBA
  • Unit 4: Chapter 7 - Quiz 6 - TBA
  • Final exam - June 2 at 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Absence Policy

It is very important that you attend classes everyday to avoid missing important information and falling behind, and then, have to work very, very hard!
  • 3 hours (3 classes) = 1st Warning
  • 5 hours (5 classes) = 2nd Warning
  • 6 hours (6 classes) = Administrative Failure (FA)
  • Being Late: Being late three (3) times is the same as one absence.