PHY 2054 - Physics II - Summer C 2016


H-ITT points: You can earn a maximum of 5 bonus points toward your overall course grade by coming to class and answering questions with your H-ITT remote transmitter. For each question, an incorrect response is worth 1 point, while a correct response is worth 2 points.

Participating in the H-ITT in-class questions is optional. You can earn a perfect grade in the course (i.e. 100 points) without the H-ITT bonus points. To provide a measure of forgiveness for unavoidable missed classes and for problems with the H-ITT transmitter, 20% of the H-ITT points will be dropped in evaluating your bonus points (realized by dividing your total H-ITT score by the number 0.8). The overall grade formula (PDF) shows how to calculate your H-ITT points.

H-ITT purchase: You can purchase the H-ITT remote at textbook stores. H-ITT questions begin to count on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016, but you should purchase your remote sooner for practice questions that will help you to become familiar with the system before the questions start counting for bonus points.  Lecturers will occasionally ask a clicker question before 5/17 for practice.  They will not be counted until after that date.

H-ITT registration and operation: To get H-ITT credit you must register your remote under your name at at your earliest opportunity and follow the instructions on that page. It is your responsibility to ensure that your remote is functioning properly and that you are sending on the correct channel (see web site above for link to instructions for setting the remote channel). It is recommended that you set the channel at the start of each lecture. Lights on the remote will indicate that your answer has been recorded on the system.

Important notice: H-ITT responses are a part of the course grade and are therefore subject to the conditions of academic honesty. In particular, sharing your remote with other students so that you can get the H-ITT bonus points without coming to class is considered a form of academic dishonesty. If you are caught doing this, paperwork will be filed with the Dean of Students Office regarding violations of the Student Honor Code.