WELCOME to Fall 2015
This is a 3
unit course for non-majors. It is a general education physical
science class with NO lab. We learn about how the ocean was
formed, the waves, the tides, the animals that live in the ocean and
much much more.
This course requires students to watch videos on my website. You
will also need to purchase a set of DVDs and a book.
The class has no on campus meetings except for one exam. It is an
SURE YOU ARE ENROLLED IN THE CLASS - send me an email by Thursday Sept 3
There is an on-campus
to the class on Thursday Sept 3 at 7:00PM in Sequoia S-113.
If you prefer, you can email me for directions on how to
have an on-line orientation. My email address is in the course
schedule and the Student Information handout below.
There is a mandatory 10 point quiz
about the orientation on Moodle. If you do not take it by Wed
Sept 9 at 10PM you will be dropped from the class.
Handouts - read these carefully
Lectures have 2
1) DVD series called The Endless Voyage that
you must purchase
2) My lectures: recorded videos of my
voice and PowerPoint slides.
Just like a regular on-campus class except you don't see my face!
The files are large and it can take awhile to stream the video.
handouts are also provided for you.
You will also
need to buy the textbook and read the assigned pages.
to see the lectures and notes. You will be
username and password in the orientation.
Grades are found
at the top of the Lectures and Notes page so that they are password
- Dr. Hays