Concepts Reading: Before class each week on edX to introduce new content.
Online Homework Assigned weekly on edX, to work on concepts and skills.
Lectures: Worksheets, iClicker to solidify concepts from the edX reading.
Lecture TA will be available – make use of them.
Online Exams: There are four online exams; one after each learning module. Bonus
test one week later, for a second try.
Midterm Exam: One written exam in week 8. Format: A solo phase (worth 85% of
midterm grade) followed by a group phase (worth 15%).
Tutorials: Working on problem-solving skills and strategies in groups with
previously-used exam questions. Help with any course questions.
*The above formula will be used provided that a passing mark is obtained for the weighted sum of
your online exams and the individual phases of the midterm and final exams. If a pass mark is
not obtained, your final grade will be your weighted exam score, to a maximum of 45%. The
readings, tutorials, etc will not be included.
1. All questions about lecture and/or tutorial registration should be directed to the 1st Year
Physics Advisor, Dr. James Charbonneau at email@example.com.
2. Clicker: Clicker questions are graded for participation
. You may miss 10% of the
clicker questions for any reason and still obtain the full clicker grade. This could be due
to a misplaced iClicker, empty batteries, illness, etc. Extra considerations will be given
only in case of prolonged illness (> 1 week, doctor/coaches’ note required).
3. If you have a particular need to facilitate your learning in this course, please contact
UBC’s Centre for Accessibility (in Brock Hall, 1874 East Mall, Room 1203; 1-604-
822-5844) as soon as possible to arrange accommodations.
Last day to Drop the course (will not show up on transcript) is September 18, 2018
Last day to Withdraw from the course (shows W on transcript) is October 12, 2018
The lecturer reserves the right to have some pre-announced clicker questions count for correctness points.
Marks*: Reading assignments 5
In-class iClicker 4
Timed Online Exams 16
Midterm Exam 15
Final Exam 40