Enrichment Mechanics

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**Announcements**

- Blank PDF copies of Practice Problems (see Classwork) will be posted in advance to the course website every Thursday
- Blank PDF copies of Problem Sets will be posted in advance to the course website every Thursday
- Practice Problems will be due by the end of class that day
- Problem Sets will be due at the beginning of class the following Friday
- Solutions will be posted on Friday evenings the week after class
- Paper copies of problem sets will be provided
- Paper copies of practice problems will also be provided, but use of a tablet, etc. to access and complete the practice problems is fine (it's fine for the problem sets, too, as long as you can submit a paper copy)

**Late work**: As of 2/8/23: Late problem sets will be accepted for half credit. Late practice problems will be accepted at minor penalty (docked 10%).

As of 3/3/23: I'll hold off on posting solutions until everyone has had a reasonable chance to submit homework. If solutions have already been posted, then late homework will not be accepted. If you miss class, assignments that are due that day are to be submitted via email to receive full credit.

**Exception**: As stated in class, Problem Set 1 and Practice 1 will only be graded and checked, respectively, for completion at the beginning of class on Friday, January 27. The problem sets assigned after, however, will be graded according to the attached syllabus

due to a conference I have to attend. Thursday 04/20's office hours will be cancelled, as well. As such, I will have extra office hours the week of and the following week on Mondays 04/17 and 04/24, at 3 - 4 PM in one of the physics help rooms (Loomis 275-279). Thursday 04/27 at 6-7pm will be the last office hour, and Friday 04/28 will be the last class.**There will be no class on Friday, April 21**

**May 12 will be the last day late coursework will be accepted for credit!**

Exam 3 Information:

- Your second exam for PHYS211 will be held on Tuesday, April 18 at 7 PM
- Exam 3 will cover Lectures 15-22
- For your room assignments, please see this link, and look for either your section number or your PHYS211 discussion TA's name.
- Practice exams with solutions are found here

Exam 2 Information:

- Your second exam for PHYS211 will be held on Tuesday, March 21 at 7 PM
- Exam 2 will cover Lectures 7-14
- For your room assignments, please see this link, and look for either your section number or your PHYS211 discussion TA's name.
- Practice exams with solutions are found here

Exam 1 Information:

- Your first exam for PHYS211 will be held on Tuesday, February 14 at 7 PM
- Exam 1 will cover Lectures 1-6
- For your room assignments, please see this link, and look for either your section number or your PHYS211 discussion TA's name.
- Practice exams with solutions are found here

**General Information**

Course Description

Supplement to PHYS 211 with a collaborative group learning approach to improving conceptual understanding and problem solving in introductory calculus-based mechanics. Intended for underprepared students who have taken PHYS 100, but other at-risk students will be admitted also. This course is designed to provide extra practice for learning course concepts and functions as a pre-discussion to PHYS211's discussion section.

Instructor

Evangeline Wolanski → ew11@illinois.edu

Office Hours: Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 PM, (one of the physics help rooms, exact location TBD)

Class Meeting

Loomis 222, Fridays from 12:00 - 1:50 PM (M1) or 2:00 - 3:50 PM (M2)

Syllabus

See here.

Formula Sheet

See here.

**Policies**

Course Grade Breakdown

Attendance (i.e., arriving **on time**) will be 10% of the total grade, participation is 20%, *completion* of your practice assignments is worth 30%, and your problem sets are worth 40% (which will be graded for correctness).

Homework due dates

Any practice assignments or problem sets that are not finished by the end of class are due the following Friday. If the in-class practice problems are completed during class, please be sure to notify me before class ends to receive full credit!