21-101: The Four Pillars of Geometry
HomeworkHomework will normally be assigned approximately daily, and turned in during the following class meeting.
Late homework assignments will be accepted until the class following their due date (two classes after they are assigned). The first late homework will be given full credit. Thereafter, the late assignments will be penalized. The second will be given half credit, the third 1/3 credit, and so on. The tenth late homework and any subsequent late homeworks will be given no credit.
ExamsThe course will have a Final Exam on Friday 19 October. The Exam will be closed book and calculators will not be allowed.
Class ParticipationAttendance will be required for this course. A sign-in sheet will be passed around during each class. You class participation grade will be based on the percentage of classes you attend, with a bonus for being regularly engaged with the class.
Grade ComputationThe final grade for the course will be determined by your performance on the homework, participation (attendance) in class and the final exam. The weights for computing your final average will be:
Homework 60% Final exam 25% Participation 15%
Letter GradesThe grade cutoffs for assigning letter grades will be
for homework assignments. Grade cutoffs for the Final Exam will be determined after the exam. Grade cutoffs for final grades will be computed by averaging the grade cutoffs for each assignment.