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MA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
Maldonado, Aldo Rene


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CourseMA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III BE
SemesterU1A2005
FacultyMaldonado, Aldo Rene
TitleAssociate professor of Mathematics
Degrees/CertificatesDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Office LocationROOM 109
Office HoursTuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 - 8:00 PM OTHER TIMES BY APPOINTMENT
Daytime Phone(512) 796-8940
Other Phone(512)385-7275 EXT 206
E-MailAldo.Maldonado@park.edu
aldo_maldonado@hotmail.com
Aldo.Maldonado@Gmail.com
Web PageNone
Semester Datesclasses: June 06 - July 31, 2005
ADD/DROP: June 6 - June 13, 2005
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW: July 10, 2005
Class Days-M-W---
Class Time8:00 - 10:30 PM
PerquisitesMA211
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Calculus. Sixth edition. Swokowsky, Olinick, Pence, PWS Publishing company

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:
Graphing calculator is required. TI-83 or better.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

Course Description:
The algebra and calculus of vectors and vector functions, constant termed  sequences and series, power series and convergence criteria.  Prerequisite:   MA211.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
My philosophy is based on constructivist view of mathematics learning. Students construct their own schema. Instructor provides guidance like lectures, HW assignment and tutoring but learning task is placed entirely on student's shoulders. Full use of technology is one of the ways instructor guides students.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Solve problems using two- and three-dimensional vectors
2. Find angles and relationship between vectors.
3. Find orthogonal vectors and planes.
4. Sketch surface area of three-dimensional shapes
5. Find limits, derivatives and integrals of vector valued functions
6 Find tangential and normal components of acceleration
7 Use Vectors to deduce Kepler laws of motions.
8 Determine convergence of series.
9 find radius of convergence for power series.
10 Find power series representation for functions

Course Assessment:
1 midterm, 1 comprehensible final, at least 5 Quizzes and Homework for every section covered.
Midterm, final, quizzes and HW consist of questions and mostly problems at the level of and based in textbook.

Grading:
HW 20%
QUIZES 10%
MIDTERM 30%
FINAL 40 %

IMPORTANT DATES:
ADD/DROP: June 6 - June 13, 2005
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW: July 10, 2005

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission is only allowed in cases of medical, personal or family emergency to the instructor's discretion.
MAKE-UP EXAMINATIONS:
Make-up examinations are allowed only in cases of medical, personal or family emergency to the instructor's discretion.
Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of “zero”.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Cell phones must be turned off to prevent unnecessary disruptions during the class. Disruptive behavior, racist, or sexist speech out of context will not be tolerated.

 Class Activitiessections
Week 1Vectors in 3-D10.1-10.4
Week 2Surfaces in 3-D10.5,10.6,11.1
Week 3Vector Valued functions and applications11.2 - 11.4
Week 4Sequences and series11-5, 11.6, midterm
Week 5Infinite series and applications8.1 - 8.3
Week 6Infinite series and applications8.4 - 8.6
Week 7Infinite series and applications8.7 - 8.9
Week 8Review and finalReview, final

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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