Practicum on Broadcast Software

January 17, 2017
W 12:00-12:50
METR 4970.001


Shawn Riley
Computer Systems Coordinator


National Weather Center, Room 1100, 120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072   View map


Spring 2017

Time: Wednesday 12:00-12:50
Room: NWC 1100
Instructor: Riley

Office: NWC 5640 Email: Phone: (405) 325-6032

Office Hours: By Appointment Only

Course Meeting Time and Location:

Lecture: W 12:00-12:50 PM in NWC 1100/1102

Course Description:

In this course students will learn how to use and manage the Omni and Lynx systems made by Baron Services. This will be accomplished via forecasting exercises and other various assignments.

Texts and Materials:

We will use the electronic manuals and videos as well as in class lectures on Omni and Lynx.

Final Grade:

70% from Assignments

20% from Final Project

10% from Participation and Professionalism

(Subject to change)

Course Policies

Absences & Make-up Policy:

If you know you are going to be gone, let me know. Depending on why accommodations can be made.

Late Assignments:

Excused absences will be allowed to turn in assignments the day they come back. Otherwise assignments will be due by the start of class the day they are due.

University Policies

Academic Integrity

Academic integrity is expected of all students enrolled at the University of Oklahoma and in this class. Please visit for a student’s guide to academic integrity and the OU code. Violations of the code (defined as “any act that improperly affects the evaluation of a student’s academic performance or achievement”) will not be tolerated.

Religious Observance

It is the policy of the University to excuse the absences of students that result from religious observances and to reschedule examinations and additional required classwork that may fall on religious holidays, without penalty.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

The University of Oklahoma is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for all students with disabilities. Students with disabilities who require accommodations in this course are requested to speak with the professor as early in the semester as possible. Students with disabilities must be registered with the Office of Disability Services prior to receiving accommodations in this course. The Office of Disability Services is located in Goddard Health Center, Suite 166, phone 405/325-3852 or fax only 405/325-4173.

120 David L Boren Blvd., Suite 5900, Norman, OK 73072 (405) 325-6561