CBMS104 is a 3-credit-point, one semester unit, comprising:
- Lectures: two one-hour lectures a week.
- Workshop: four two-hour computer-lab.
- Self-Study: there is an expectation that you will also engage in study of the material outside of the formal face-to-face contact.
In order to complete this unit you must:
- Participate in all workshop sessions and submit workshop reports by the specified dates.
- Attempt the 4 short quizzes held at the end of each workshop.
- Submit Part A and Part B of the written assignment.
- Attempt the mid-session test (50 minutes), held during a standard lecture time.
- Sit the final examination of (3 hours), held during the examination period.
An unsatisfactory performance in the final examination or the written assignments (including workshop reports) may result in a fail grade being given, regardless of your overall aggregate score.
CBMS104 Unit Web Site The web page for CBMS104 can be found at ilearn.mq.edu.au. The CBMS104 iLearn web site is your primary source of data and information for this unit and will be used as a repository of lectures and workshop materials, and as a means of communication. Login to iLearn and follow the prompts to CBMS104. You will be asked for a username and password. Your User Name is your Macquarie Student ID Number, which is an 8-digit number found on your Campus Card. The password is your myMQ Student Portal password. If you have any problems with iLearn log a ticket with OneHelp at onehelp.mq.edu.au. More information about OneHelp can be found at http://informatics.mq.edu.au/help/.
Announcements on ilearn are also emailed to your student email account. It is your responsibility to ensure your settings in iLearn are active to receive all announcements.
Technology Used You are expected to have access to the ilearn site and be able to download PDF files. If you do not have your own computer, then access can be obtained on campus using the PC computers in the Library or in the C5C computer laboratories. Acrobat Reader can be used to view lecture material and can be downloaded from the Adobe at get.adobe.com/reader/.
Communication: All communication will be given via the iLearn site. Alerts for new announcements will also be sent to your student email account (unless you turn this feature off which is NOT recommended). It is your responsibility to check the ilearn site and your email account on a frequent basis. It is not uncommon for mail from iLearn to be initially recognised as spam. All unit-related correspondence must be conducted using your official university account. E-mails sent to teaching staff from your private email accounts will be IGNORED.
Additional learning resources: will be provided to support students without HSC chemistry or those struggling with general chemistry concepts. Details of these resources will be given on the ilearn site.