'Plant Species Montage' by Emily Nagler
PLB 203 Biology of Plants: F13

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Course Information

Instructor:

Dr. Diane Ebert-May
Professor

270 Plant Biology
ebertmay@msu.edu
Ph: (517) 432-7171
Office hours:
Tuesday: 9-10 am
Wednesday 12-1 pm
or by appointment

 

Course Materials:

  1. Readings from Journals - Citation in D2L
  2. The Craft of Research: 3rd edition. 2009. Booth WC, Colomb GG, Williams JM. Chicago, University of Chicago Press
  3. Plant Indentification Terminology: 2001. Harris JG and Harris MW. Salt Lake UT, Spring Lake Publishing.,
  4. Carbonless paper notebook - 50 pages, top perforated -- Find at SBS.
  5. Sketch Book: blank paper for lab notebook
  6. Acceptable Texts (Not Required):

Class meeting: MW - 10:20-11:40 am - Plant Biology Rm 147


Evaluation:

PLB 203
Course Grade
Course Components % of Course Grade
Daily Reading, Quizzes and Assignments* 25%
Midterm Exam I 15%
Midterm Exam II 15%
Final Exam 20%
Research Project 25%
Total 100%
Percentage
of Course Grade
Grade
>92 4.0
86-92 3.5
80-85 3.0
75-79 2.5
70-74 2.0
65-69 1.5
60-64 1.0
<60 0

 

*Assignments include but are not limited to the following types of assessment as either cooperative group or individual work.

  • Figure legends
  • RATs - Reading Assessment Teams
  • Models
Scoring Rubrics