FAM515-S1-2019/20 – Aquaria Design
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Instructor: Mr. Aloysius
Email: [email protected]
Course Name: FAM 515 – Aquaria Design
Virtual class: hostclass-net.zoom.us
FAM 515 is course that deals with designing an aquarium which will begin with an introduction on aquaria and types and history on advent of aquaria and uses. It will cover the factors to consider in designing aquaria, the materials for aquaria design. It shall involve practical work on cutting of plated glass and other materials, Building and aquaria and setting up an aquarium.
Course Guidelines and materials, Open/Close times
This online course is built on a bi-weekly framework of material. Notes and class recordings will typically be posted during the week. Assignments may be completed and submitted at any time during the week they are due.
Posted course materials, including slide for the lectures, and recordings of the synchronous lectures, will remain open throughout the month. In this fashion, students who are unable to attend the lectures for technical or personal reasons, such as unexpected difficulties with information technology, personal or family illness, or the need to become a family caretaker, will have access to all the same class materials as students who attend the lectures.
Week 1: Saturday (6pm – 8pm): Introduction: Aquaria and types
Week 2: Saturday (4pm – 6pm): Advent of aquaria and uses
Week 3: Saturday (6pm – 8pm): Factors to consider in designing Aquaria
Week 4: Saturday (8pm – 10pm): Materials for Aquaria design
Week 5: Saturday (8am – 10am): Practical work: Cutting of plated glass
Week 6: Saturday (6pm – 8pm): Practical work: Building and aquaria
Week 7: Saturday (8am – 10 am): Setting up an aquarium
Hostclass: We will use Hostclass (https://learn.hostclass.net) as a remote classroom response system. You must register and pay an access fee to make use of the Hostclass Virtual Classroom.
Assignments and Examination:
There will be one assignment, one virtual quiz and an exam at the end of the course. Notice shall be given for quiz and exam. Assignments would be submitted electronically and within the stipulated time. Extension will not be accepted except on some special consideration duly given by Mr. Aloysius.
The course will be graded on the scale:
• virtual classroom attendance = 5%
• quiz = 15%
• assignment and participation =10%
• shall be based on examination = 70%
- Lectures 7
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level 500 level
- Language English
- Students 2
- Assessments Yes
Virtual Classes (Lectures)
- Week 1: Saturday (6pm – 8pm): Introduction: Aquaria and types
- Week 2: Saturday (4pm – 6pm): Advent of aquaria and uses
- Week 3: Saturday (6pm – 8pm): Factors to consider in designing Aquaria
- Week 4: Saturday (8pm – 10pm): Materials for Aquaria design
- Week 5: Saturday (8am – 10am): Practical work: Cutting of plated glass
- Week 6: Saturday (6pm – 8pm): Practical work: Building and aquaria
- Week 7: Saturday (8am – 10 am): Setting up an aquarium