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 Monday. The Application Questions are due on Wednesday. The Synthesis Questions are due on Friday. Weekly assignments are submitted through D2L. Due dates for these assignments are guidance only. It is highly recommended that students complete these assignments on time, but flexibility is built in. It will be required to submit these assignments, though, to open the exam assignment on D2L. 

Welcome

Review Welcome Checklist

Due Date Assignment
Tue, May 14 Intro discussion post
Wed, May 15 Intro discussion reply, Syllabus quiz, Intro Reflection assignment, Question responses to Dr. Henley (see checklist in Unit 0 module)

Unit 1: Building Blocks

Unit 1A: Neuron Function

Due Date Assignment
Wed, May 15 Application Questions
Fri, May 17 Synthesis Questions

Unit 1B: Neuronal Communication

Due Date Assignment
Wed, May 22 Application Questions
Fri, May 24 Synthesis Questions

Unit 1 Exam

The following assignments must be completed to open the exam on D2L: Unit 1A and B application and synthesis questions, pre-exam reflection

Due Date Assignment
Tue, May 28 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, May 29 Exam questions open
Thu, May 30 – Friday, May 31 D2L discussion available
Fri, May 31 Exam questions due via Crowdmark
Tue, Jun 18 Post-exam reflection
Tue, Jun 18 Exam Revision via Crowdmark

Unit 2: Input/Output

Unit 2A: Sensory Systems I

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jun 5 Application Questions
Fri, Jun 7 Synthesis Questions

Unit 2B: Sensory II & Motor

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jun 12 Application Questions
Fri, Jun 14 Synthesis Questions

Unit 2 Exam

The following assignments must be completed to open the exam on D2L: Unit 2A and B application and synthesis questions, pre-exam reflection

Due Date Assignment
Tue, Jun 18 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Jun 19 Exam questions open
Thu, Jun 20 – Fri, Jun 21 D2L discussion available
Fri, Jun 23 Exam questions due via Crowmark
Tue, Jul 16 Post-exam reflection
Tue, Jul 16 Exam Revision via Crowdmark

Unit 3: Systems I

Unit 3A: Stress

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jun 26 Application Questions
Fri, Jun 28 Synthesis Questions

Week off! July 1 – July 5

Enjoy a break. Celebrate July 4 (if you do). Relax in the sun. Catch up if needed. 

Unit 3B: Social and Sexual Behavior

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jul 10 Application Questions
Fri, Jul 12 Synthesis Questions

Unit 3 Exam

The following assignments must be completed to open the exam on D2L: Unit 3A and B application and synthesis questions, pre-exam reflection

Due Date Assignment
Tue, Jul 16 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Jul 17 Exams questions open
Thu, Jul 18 – Fri, Jul 19 D2L discussion available
Fri, Jul 19 Exam questions due via Crowdmark
Tue, Aug 6 Post-exam reflection
Tue, Aug 6 Exam Revision via Crowdmark

Unit 4: Systems II

Unit 4A: Emotions

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jul 24 Application Questions
Fri, Jul 26 Synthesis Questions

Unit 4B: Learning and Memory

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jul 31 Application Questions
Fri, Aug 2 Synthesis Questions

Unit 4 Exam

The following assignments must be completed to open the exam on D2L: Unit 4A and B application and synthesis questions, pre-exam reflection

Due Date Assignment
Tue, Aug 6 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Aug 7 Exam questions open
Thu, Aug 8 – Fri, Aug 9 D2L discussion available
Fri, Aug 9 Exam questions due via Crowdmark
Wed, Aug 14 Post-exam reflection
Wed, Aug 14 Exam Revision via Crowdmark

End of Semester Reflection

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Aug 14 End of semester reflection