TO ANTHROPOLOGY - ONLINE . . .Spring 2019
WEEK 5. Feb 18-22: Exam 1
- Review Lavenda textbook, Chapters 1-4, and course notes
Click here for a REVIEW SHEET for the exam
Take Exam 1 on Blackboard sometime between Thursday Feb 21 9am and Friday Feb 22 9pm
Anthropology Quote of the Week:
"I had never passed a single school exam, and clearly never would."~ Mary Leakey, discoverer of one of the most ancient human ancestors, Proconsul, and a woman who went on to have a long and successful career in paleoanthropology.
Recommended websites and videos:
Evolution - General
- Prof. Reymers' Evolution "Prezi"
- Introduction: Human Evolution, New Scientist
- Human Evolution, ArchaeologyInfo.com
- Read an excerpt from Chip Walters' new book "Last Ape Standing"
- Introduction to Human Evolution, Pearson
- Misguided Nostalgia for our Paleo Past, Chronicle of Higher Education
- What Makes Us Human?, lecture by Katherine Pollard, California Academy of Sciences
- Brains, Brawn, and the Evolution of Human Endurance Running Capabilities,
Daniel E. Lieberman, et al
- Becoming Human website
- Smithsonian Institution human origins website
- National Geographic human origins website
- PBS Evolution website
- Powerpoint on Early Hominids from Harvard
No Online Media this week
I will give you 3 chances to get the subject heading correct and to not include attachments in your online media emails to me.
For example, when you sent the first online media assignment, you should have used a subject heading in the email of "ANTH1." If you wrote something else (like, for instance,
"Online Media Questions 1" or "anth 1 hw"), or if you have included your assignment as an attachment, you have not paid attention to the details of the assignment instructions (details which make it crucially easier for me to organize your responses and read what you have written).
You can do this three times without penalty, but a fourth instance of not paying attention to the details will result in a 1-point reduction from your Online Media grade. For the vast majority of you who are doing it right, thank you for paying attention to the details!
- Regards, Prof Reymers
The online media assignments:
Each week, excepting exam weeks (see the course schedule) you will be reponsible for completing and submitting by email a weekly online media activity. This may entail doing a reading or watching a video made available online, or performing some other kind of activity. Instructions will be posted weekly right here on the webpage by Monday and will be due (by email) on Friday at 5pm of each week. You should e-mail your completed assignment to firstname.lastname@example.org,
with the a subject heading of "ANTH#" (with "#" being the number of that week's online activity, as noted above).
Note: for regular correspondence, do not use
the above link to my email, or remove the automatic subject line heading, as activities with this subject line are automatically filtered into my email activities folder (and thus I will not see an email having to do with something else until the following week or later).
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