Bio 100 - General Biology - Patricia Butterworth
Welcome to General Biology 100. I am Dr. Patricia Butterworth and I will be your instructor for this class.
I’ve been teaching general biology, cellular and molecular biology, organismal and environmental biology, as well as anatomy and physiologyat COC since 2013. I also teach at other colleges around the area.
This class is 100% synchronous online.
What to Expect in this Course
- You will need a computer/laptop and a reliable Internet service.
- All lectures, assignments and labs exercises will be posted on Canvas every week.
Types of Assessments
All exams and quizzes are not proctored.
Every week you need to answer assigments, quizzes and discussion board in lecture or lab.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Required material: For lecture, the textbook “Essential Biology with Physiology” 6th ed., by Campbell. You can buy or rent the book from the COC bookstore.
For lab, the General Biology Lab Manual “Building Knowledge with Experiments “. You can access to a digital copy of the Lab Manual on our Canvas site. You will not be required to turn in the lab handouts, however, filling in the lab handout pages will help you organize the information and help you succeed on the lab exams.
Other Relevant Course Information
You will find the grading scale, schedule of quizzes and exams, and much more information in the syllabus.
Looking forward to teaching you about the fascinating world of biology!
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Last updated: 07/03/2021 Sub#: 336