20.309

Course Name: 

Instrumentation and Measurement for Biological Systems

Semester: 

  • Fall 2020

Faculty: 

Instructors: 

Remote Learning Details: 

Will lectures be available asynchronously?
Yes

Are there any aspects of the lecture that would require live, synchronous attendance?
Sometimes, 10% of lectures

Will recitations be available asynchronously?
20.309 will offer office hours every week day, ~ 6-8 hours per day, most likely a mix of free-forall
Zoom calls and one-on-one discussions

Are there any aspects of the recitation that would require live, synchronous attendance?
Yes, the students will get the more out of 20.309, and the most enjoyable experience if they
take advantage of lab hours/office hours abundantly.

Has the format and length of exams been decided?
Not yet

Are there other graded elements of the course (e.g., quizzes, take-home exams, etc..)?
In-line low-stake questions will be integrated into the flow of 20.309 on MITx. Their weight
toward the final grade has not yet been finalized, but will be significant.

Will you offer schedulable 1-on-1 office hours?
Yes, 20.309 will offer office hours every week day, ~ 6 hours per day, most likely a mix of freefor-
all Zoom calls and one-on-one discussions

Are each of these elements set, or do you anticipate changing the format or graded aspects of
the class?

Suggestions welcome!