BS 131 Lecture Schedule:

Material included on Exam I:

WKS TOPIC      CH
I-IV Evolution
Systematics
Viruses
Bacteria, Archaea
Protists
18,19,20
23
24
25
26

Material included on Exam II:

WKS TOPIC CH
IV-VII

 

Seedless Plants
Seed Plants
Fungi
Animal Systematics
Porifera
Cnidariae
Platyhelminthes
Nematodes

27
28
29
30


31

Material included on Exam III:

WKS TOPIC CH
VII-X Mollusca
Annelida
Arthropods
Echinodermata
Chordates

31


32

Material included on Exam IV:

WKS TOPIC CH
XI
-XIV

Histology
tissues
Digestion and Nutrition
Circulation
Gas Exchange
Controlling the Internal Environment
Endocrine regulation

39

47
44
46
48
49

LECTURE GRADES:
Each exam will include information from lectures and reading assignments. All exams are of equal weight. A variety of questions will be used including multiple choice, short answer, matching, and essay. Questions will be designed to test different levels of thinking according to the model below:

Exam questions will assess students at various cognitive levels as outlined below:

TAXONOMY OF EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: THE COGNITIVE DOMAIN. Modified from Bloom, B. (ed.) 1956. Taxonomy of educational objectives, Handbook 1: Cognitive domain. New York:McKay. (Hoffmann, R. and McGuire, S. Y. 2010. Learning and teaching strategies. American Scientist 98 (5), 378-382)

Level One: Basic Knowledge (Remembering)
Definition: Students know specific facts, terms,
and methods.

Level two: Comprehension (Understanding)
Definition: Students must show they understand
the materials, ideas, facts, and theories.
Students restate the material in their own words.

Level Three: Application (Applying)
Students must be able to demonstrate their knowledge to real situations.

Level Four: Analysis (Compare)
Students must be able to classify to break material down into its components, understand the relationship between the components, and recognize the principle that organizes the structure or the system.

Level Five
: Evaluation (Judge)
Students will be able to evaluate information and ideas according to established or created standards of judgement.

Level Six: Synthesis (Creating)
Students bring ideas together to form new ideas, methods, or procedures.