PHYS 213 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

James Scholar Credit

For those of you intending to use Physics 213 to satisfy your James Scholar requirement for an "honors" course, there are three things you must do:

  1. You must obtain an Honors Credit Learning Agreement from your college office. It must then be signed either by your PHYS 213 lecturer. The LAS James scholar program description can be found at Students in other colleges should consult their college office.



The expected assignment length is 1.5 - 2 pages. One short page is not sufficient. It should be single-spaced, 12 point font (Times New Roman is preferred).

Turn in the three James Scholar assignments by the dates and times indicated next to each assignment (see below). The assignments will involve simple web-research, reading of articles, and simple calculations. We hope you will find them thought-provoking, and that they give you a deeper appreciation for thermal phenomena and its implications/applications to some of the latest cutting edge research and technology.

Your assignments must be turned in electronically in PDF, TEXT, or Microsoft Word 2003 or later versions. Deposit each assignment by the dates given below.

A word of advice

If you find that you do not have time to do the JS work, just don't do it. You will only lose your JS standing. If you cheat, by copying or other method, you stand to lose a lot more. (Yes, we have caught JS cheaters recently.) Plagiarism is a violation of university academic integrity policies. If you are caught plagiarizing, you will be subject to disciplinary action.