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Who your instructor is.Where you are at Rollins College beside Lake VirginiaBush Where your classes are located.Science Center When and  where your classes are.

Reviewing your goals and my intentions

Education's purpose.

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The courses I am teaching are:

Class Schedules:
                  M-W-F   Noon – 1 PM                  Environmental Literature                   
                  T-Th       8 AM – 9:15 AM            Environmental History                        
                  W           6:30 PM – 9:10 PM        Einstein's Life & Times

Fall Semester 2015
Rollins College


For details see my schedule

My office hours

Olin Library


My motivation

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Office Hours:   


Tues, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM,

Wed, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM,

Thurs, 9:30 -11:30 AM + by appointment.




presentation of class participantsRollins campus from east to west.Students are encouraged to consult peers to learn best.

Writing guide | Criteria used to grade writing | Grades explained

A reader and close-readingYour grades -- how I determine the qualities of your performance.


Etymological Dictionary.

Citing web sources correctly.


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books falling from space.

search engines


As open books are sources of knowledge.

How to know your authors.


learn words index learn photograph index learn social science index learn

The world turns to the beat of a different drummer: "life expects something from you."

you tube

Dr. Siry's office is in this building.

The lakside view of Rollins campus.
Written expression | Writing| Good writing | Writing from texts | How to approach writing | writing papers | writing & world views

Research sites | Words used | Geological time scale

Basic vocabulary | Vocabulary | Advanced Vocabulary | Words | antonyms | fact vs fiction | theme vs thesis | Rare words | dialectic | obscure words

Taking notes on the books is urged.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:09 PM

links to basic pages on this site.

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