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Schedule

Postby ShawnMiller » Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:19 pm

The schedule will be updated throughout the quarter as we decided as a group what topics to cover.

Week 1
  • Aug. 3
  • Aug. 4: Human Genome Project, Section 2.1 Conceptual Foundations of the Human Genome Project (p. 21 - 46 of the pdf), by Lisa Gannet
  • Aug. 5: Human Genome Project, Section 2.1 Conceptual Foundations of the Human Genome Project (p. 21 - 46 of the pdf), by Lisa Gannet (continued)

Week 2

Week 3
  • Aug. 17: CRISPR podcast and reading (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Aug. 18: Tools for Talking by James R. Griesemer (1994) (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Aug. 19: Tools for Talking by James R. Griesemer (1994) (continued) (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
    • Prompt for Post-Class Forum Post made available, due Aug. 23 by 11:59 p.m. {2 points}

Week 4
  • Aug. 24: Cultural Evolution by Tim Lewens (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Aug. 25: Cultural Evolution by Tim Lewens (continued) (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Aug. 26: Models of Cultural Evolution by Elliott Sober (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
    • Prompt for Post-Class Forum Post made available, due Aug. 30 by 11:59 p.m. {3 points}

Week 5
  • Aug. 31: Cultural evolution continued; no new reading, but you still need to post to this forum (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Sept. 1: GMOs? Not so fast by Roberta Millstein (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Sept. 2: GMOs? Not so fast by Roberta Millstein (continued) (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
    • Prompt for Post-Class Forum Post made available, due Sept. 6 by 11:59 p.m. {3 points}

Week 6
  • Sept. 7 (Labor Day, no class)
    • Take-home essay prompts made available via email and the forums
  • Sept. 8: Grandma's Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes from Discover Magazine (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {1 point}
  • Sept. 9: Grandma's Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes from Discover Magazine (continued) (forum post due by 2 p.m.) {2 points}
  • Sept. 10 (Thursday): Writing Project due by 11:59 p.m. Submit Writing Project via email to shamiller@ucdavis.edu as a PDF file.
    • This is a hard deadline, i.e., Writing Projects received after 11:59 p.m. will receive a grade of 0.
  • Sept. 12 (Saturday): Take-home final due on forums by 7 a.m.
    • This is a hard deadline, i.e., Take-home Finals submitted after 7 a.m. will receive a grade of 0.

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