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# TA
* Sean Whitton `<spwhitton@email.arizona.edu>`
-* Taking sections **A, C and E**
-* Office: Social Sciences 138 (basement level)
-* Spring 2016 office hours: M 1:50--3:20 & Th 2:45--4:15
+* Taking sections **A, B and C**
+* Offices: Social Sciences 130, 138 and 140 (basement level; during
+ office hours, please look for me in all three rooms)
+* Fall 2018 office hours: Thursday 3:30pm--5:30pm
# Downloads
@@ -24,27 +25,16 @@ The purposes of the discussion section are to
Although I have studied the authors we'll be reading before, I'm
hoping that by discussing them with you I'll learn something new. So
-please feel free to speak up regarding (1) and (2).
-
-## Attendance & participation
-
-Don't forget that per the course syllabus
-
-> If you miss more than two discussion sections, you cannot receive
-> higher than a C for your attendance and participation score. If you
-> miss more than four discussion sections, you cannot receive higher
-> than a D for your attendance and participation grade.
+please feel free to speak up regarding (1) and (2). There are no
+stupid questions!
## E-mail
-Barring extraordinary circumstances (e.g. [my dog][] dying), I will
-respond to all e-mails within 36 hours. Please do not expect a
-response sooner than 24 hours after you send your e-mail (and don't
-expect to receive a reply on Saturday or Sunday). Please do not
-e-mail Prof. Gill just because you haven't heard back from me, unless
-it's really important.
-
-[my dog]: https://spwhitton.name/blog/img/chillitilt.jpg
+I aim to respond to all e-mails within two working days. Please do
+not expect a response sooner than one working day, and do not expect
+to receive a reply on Saturday or Sunday. Please do not e-mail
+Prof. Smit just because you haven't heard back from me, unless it's
+highly urgent.
## Technology
@@ -57,6 +47,17 @@ notes on paper.
[scientific evidence]: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-learning-secret-don-t-take-notes-with-a-laptop/
+## The end of class
+
+**Don't** start to pack away your things until I have finished
+speaking. It's disrespectful of me and other students who are trying
+to listen.
+
+**Don't** expect me to answer either logistical or philosophical
+questions at the end of class. I have to move to another classroom at
+the end of the section and cannot be delayed. Instead, use e-mail or
+office hours.
+
## Accessibility and Accommodations
If you anticipate or experience physical or academic barriers based on