U of M ANTH 1001 - Lecture 1 9-5-17 Introduction (23 pages)

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University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
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Anth 1001 - Human Evolution
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ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Anthropology ANTH 1001 Human Evolution Dr Aaron Armstrong Welcome 2 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 1 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Today s Objectives Part 1 Description of the course structure Introduction to thinking about evolution 3 Anthropology anthropos human ology the study of 4 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 2 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Course Structure Two part approach learn about the present first in order to understand the past 1 Neontology before 2 Paleontology 5 Course Structure 2 Paleontology Uniformitarian Principle natural processes of the past were the same as those in the present This allows us to explain the past by examining the present 6 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 3 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 3 Sources of Information Textbook Readings introductory background and details in narrative form Labs details and hands on experience to learn the concepts ideas theories Lecture the big picture and new material including documentaries 7 Readings Boyd Robert Joan Silk How Humans Evolved 7th Edition W W Norton Company ISBN 9780393614855 Also available on course reserve at Wilson Library University of Minnesota Bookstore InQuizitive w How Humans Evolved ebook Access 8 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 4 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Readings Anthropology 1001 Human Evolution Lab Manual for Spring 2017 Also available on course reserve at Wilson Library University of Minnesota Bookstore New 9 Labs Sections Begin Next week Monday 9 11 17 You must attend the lab section you re enrolled in Lab policies and procedures will be discussed by Nisarg in Lab If on the course wait list attend the lab to which you d like to enroll BRING YOUR LAB MANUAL TO THE FIRST LAB CLASS 10 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 5 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Course Moodle 3 2 Website https www myu umn edu select my Courses tab and choose ANTH1001 PDF files of lecture slides for you to view The slides on a given topic will be posted after the lecture Course Syllabus Lab Syllabus video study guides InQuizitive link exam keys Honors Contract and info etc available to view or print out 11 Grade Assessment Exams Objective questions 2 midterms 15 each 1 final 20 Tuesday 12 19 17 6 30 9 30 Makeup Exam Policy All students are expected to take exams at the given place and time Exceptions are allowed ONLY under the following circumstances In the case of a documented severe emergency or illness you must contact your TA within 24 hours of the exam to set a makeup date If you have a University approved date conflict you must contact your TA 2 weeks before the scheduled date of the exam to schedule a makeup exam Part of your accommodations via the Disability Resource Center 12 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 6 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Grade Assessment Lab Pre lab Reading found in your lab manual Read these PRIOR to lab each week they are short This is extremely important Lab participation in lab assignments 20 Found in your lab manual with accompanying reading Make sure to bring your manual to lab every week 13 Grade Assessment 15 InQuizitive weekly assignments 15 Due by 11 59 PM on Sunday You can purchase it here https digital wwnorton com howhumans7 But you need to access and do the assignments through the link on our Moodle site 14 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 7 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Grade Assessment Active Learning Assignments Active Learning Assignments in lecture 15 Your 2 lowest scores will be dropped in class ALAs cannot be made up We usually have 15 ALAs by the end of the term Variety of in class activities that are assigned and collected the same day during lecture Some ALAs may be assigned ahead of time as home work usually written assignments on documentary videos on line and turned in to your TA in lab on an assigned day 15 Grade Assessment NO extra credit Pass Fail grading C or better for an S Withdrawal or Incomplete may be given only after consultation with professor prior to the end of the term 16 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 8 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Disability Services Notices Please send these to the me armst147 umn edu and the course TA Nisarg Desai desai054 umn edu when available and arrange a meeting with me if there are any questions 17 Triage I have a question about something in your lecture consult your notes text email Aaron stop by his office hours general content the text the lab or my grades ask your TA contact professor as necessary exam scheduling logistics contact the Course Admin copy your TA as well Your lab TA will know you the best and is your first line of 18 support University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 9 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 How to Contact Me Dr Aaron Armstrong Office Hours Mon 10 11 30am Tue 6 6 30pm by appointment Email armst147 umn edu Office Humphrey Center 369 19 How to Contact Your Instructors Course TA Nisarg Desai desai054 umn edu Office hours Monday 1 30 2 30pm Study hours Monday 2 30 3 30pm TA office Blegen Hall 320 Human Evolution Teaching Lab Blegen Hall 345 20 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 10 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 Any Questions 21 Is this a hard class 22 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 11 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 balloon apple light bulb David Bowie spoon Post it notes walk newspaper umbrella star door grass Brian Dozier pot tree calculator Minnesota poison picture pregnant cappuccino magazine radiation Switzerland 23 24 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 12 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Dmanisi hominin Spring 2016 1 19 16 sagittal crest homology Raymond Dart pronograde haplorhine biface lemur ilium cline taxon genotype Jean Lamarck prognathic cladistics allele estrus australopith polymorphism Levallois pleiotropy Olduvai Gorge stratigraphy 25 26 University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 13 ANTH1001 Human Evolution Prof Gilbert Tostevin Spring 2016 1 19 16 1 apple 9 light bulb 17 pregnant 2 balloon 10


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