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EOSC 311 98A (Distance Education)

The Earth and its Resources

An introduction to the Earth with emphasis on its industrial and aesthetic resources. Rocks, minerals, gold, diamonds, sediments, fossils, oil and gas, canyons, and volcanoes and the processes that create them. Not for credit in the Faculties of Science and Applied Science. No background in Science or Mathematics is required.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (May 11, 2020 to Jun 18, 2020)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): May 15, 2020


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : May 15, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
May 29, 2020

Instructor: PORRITT, LUCY
TA: ABDALE, LINDSEY
NABER, TIERA
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Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:20
Currently Registered:80
General Seats Remaining:20
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  This course will use Proctorio (an online remote proctoring service) for invigilation of the final exam for ALL students. Proctorio will record through your webcam the computer screen and other actions during the exam session and share that information with your instructor. The recorded information meets British Columbias Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In order to use Proctorio, you are required to have access to a regular computer (Windows/Mac desktop or laptop). You cannot take the exam from mobile devices (eg. iPhone, iPad, Andriod device, tablet, etc.). You need a working webcam and microphone and you will need to install both the Google Chrome web browser and Proctorios Chrome extension. There are no required textbooks for this course, we will use a combination of open access and online materials.

Book Summary :
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