Course Schedule

The schedule is tentative and subject to change. Any changes to the schedule will be announced ahead of time. Unless otherwise noted, all assignments are due at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the due date.

Each unit will open on Saturday. The original Flipgrid post is due on Tuesday. The Flipgrid replies are due on Thursday. The reflections are due on Saturday.

Exams will be available for 48 hours on Monday through Tuesday. Exam reflections are due on Friday.

Welcome

Due Date Assignment
Thurs, Sep 3 Intro Flipgrid post
Fri, Sep 4 Syllabus quiz, Flipgrid reply, Team assignment, Reflection assignment, Private chat to Casey

Exam 1 Content

Unit 1: Organization of the Nervous System

Read Chapter 1 and the Appendix

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Sep 8 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Sep 10 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Sep 12 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 2 Neuron Structure and Function

Read Chapters 2-4

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Sep 15 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Sep 17 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Sep 19 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 3 Synaptic Transmission – TWO WEEKS TO COMPLETE

Read Chapters 5-7

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Sep 29 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Oct 1 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Oct 3 Unit Learning Reflection

Exam 1: Units 1-3

Due Date Assignment
Mon, Oct 5 – Tues, Oct 6 Exam 1
Fri, Oct 9 Exam Reflection 1
Fri, Oct 9 Exam Corrections (Optional)

Exam 2 Content

Unit 4 Somatosensory & Pain

Read Chapters 9-10

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Oct 13 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Oct 15 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Oct 17 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 5 Vision

Read Chapters 11-12

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Oct 20 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Oct 22 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Oct 24 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 6 Auditory & Vestibular

Read Chapters 13-14; Actions and Innervations of Extraocular muscles pg. 448-450; Clinical Applications pg. 453-454

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Oct 27 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Oct 29 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Oct 31 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 7 Chemical Senses

Read Chapter 15

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Nov 3 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Nov 5 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Nov 7 Unit Learning Reflection

Exam 2: Units 4-7

Due Date Assignment
Mon, Nov 9 – Tues, Nov 10 Exam 2
Fri, Nov 13 Exam Reflection 2
Fri, Nov 13 Exam Corrections (Optional)

Exam 3 Content

Unit 8 Motor

Read Chapters 16-17

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Nov 17 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Nov 19 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Nov 21 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 9 Basal Ganglia & Cerebellum (Due along with Unit 10 because of Thanksgiving)

Read Chapters 18-19

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Dec 1 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Dec 3 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Dec 5 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 10 Plasticity and Repair

Read Chapters 8, 26

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Dec 1 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Dec 3 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Dec 5 Unit Learning Reflection

Unit 11 Emotion & Addiction

Read Chapters 31

Due Date Assignment
Tues, Dec 8 Flipgrid Post
Thurs, Dec 10 Flipgrid Replies (2)
Sat, Dec 12 Unit Learning Reflection

Exam 3: Units 8-11

Due Date Assignment
Mon, Dec 14 – Tues, Dec 15 Exam 3
THURS, DEC 17 (Not Friday!) Exam Reflection 3
THURS, DEC 17 (Not Friday!) Exam Corrections (Optional)

End of Semester Reflection

Due Date Assignment
Thurs, Dec 17 End of semester reflection