Department of Chemistry
Class Meetings: On-line (I-Linc) - Tuesdays 4:45-6:00 pm, &
Thursdays 4:45-6:00 pm
Instructor: Devin Latimer
Office: 4M52 University of
Course Materials: (i) General Chemistry; Principles and Modern Applications
by Petrucci, Harwood, Herring and Madura, 9th edition.
Course Grading: Assignments /Quizzes 10%
Term Test#1 15%
Term Test#2 15%
Final Exam 40%
The Laboratory must be satisfactorily completed in order to receive a passing grade in this course. Assignments may be required to be typed into an on-line discussion group. Late assignments will be penalized at the rate of 25% of their value per day.
Please refer to Section VII Academic Regulations and Policies, in the University Calendar, on pages 116 – 125 of the Campus Guide, especially:
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Services for Students with Disabilities:
Students with documented disabilities requiring academic accommodations for tests/exams (e.g., private space) or during lectures/laboratories (e.g., access to volunteer note takers) are encouraged to contact Disability Services (DS) at 786-9771, to discuss appropriate options. Specific information about DS is available on line at http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/services-disability
All information about disability is confidential.
Important Dates to Remember:
September 3, 2008 Lectures Begin - Fall session
October 2 Term Test #1
October 13 Thanksgiving - University Closed
October 24 Final date to withdraw without academic penalty. I highly encourage all students to visit me in person or contact me by phone or email before withdrawing from the course.
November 6 Term Test #2
November 11 Remembrance Day - University Closed
November 27 Lectures end
December 11, 13:30-15:30 Final Exam, 2 hours.
Electron Configuration and Chemical Periodicity
Bonding and Molecular Structure: Fundamental Concepts
Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization
Intermolecular Forces, Solutions
Please note: Depending on time, some topics listed on the outline may not be covered. Reading/content that will be covered in this course can be approximated by perusing chapters 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 26 of General Chemistry; Principles and Modern Applications by Petrucci, Harwood, Herring and Madura, 9th edition.
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