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MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geom I
Daniels, James D.


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Course

MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geom I

Semester

S1H 2008 BU

Faculty

Daniels, James D.

Daytime Phone

843-525-8332 (w)

Other Phone

842-522-0905 (h)

E-Mail

James.Daniels@Park.edu

jdaniels@tcl

Semester Dates

7 Jan - 2 Mar 08

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Calculus of a Single Variable. 8th Edition. Larson, Hostetler, Edwards. Houghton Mifflin - 2006

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Course Description:
The study of the calculus begins with an examination of the real number system and the Cartesian plane. Additional topics to be considered include functions and their graphs, limits and differentiation techniques, the mean value theorem, applications of the derivative, indefinite integration, the trigonometric functions. 3:0:3 Prerequisite: MA131 and MA141 or MA150 or equivalents.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  • Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   3.2, 3.3, 9.2, 9.4, 10.1, 10.4, 12.1, 12.2
  • Define a continuous function
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   3.2, 3.3, 10.1, 12.1
  • Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM: 1.1, 4.1, 4.3, 12.1
  • Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3, 9.4, 11.3, 12.1
  • Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric, and exponential functions
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   9.2, 9.4, 10.1, 12.1
  • Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   4.1, 4.3, 10.1, 12.1, 12.2
  • Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.3, 9.2, 9.4, 10.1, 10.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3
  • Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, the chain rule
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    SPAs
    NCTM:   1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.3, 9.2, 9.4, 10.1, 10.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3

    MoStep Requirements 1.2.1.1 standards for MA210



    Core Assessment:




















    Core Assessment for MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I


    1. Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits.


    2. Define a continuous function.


    3. Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences.


    4. Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties


    5. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric functions, and exponential functions.


    6. Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions.


    7. Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems


    8. Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, and the chain rule

    Link to Class Rubric

    Class Assessment:
    Student knowledge will be assessed by the student's grades on homework assignments, three chapter tests, three quizzes and a cumulative final exam.

    Grading:

    The course grade is calculated:
     
           Homework assignments ( 5%)
     
           Quizzes (25%)
     
           Chapter Tests (40%)
     
           Cumulative Final Exam (30%)
     
    The following criteria will be used to assign letter grades:
     
           90-100    A
     
           80-89      B
     
           70-79      C
     
           60-69      D
     
           Below a 60 or more than three unexcused absences    F

    Late Submission of Course Materials:
    All work for a unit is due within one class of the chapter test. Students are responsible for making up any work for a missed class.

    Classroom Rules of Conduct:
    The students are expected to attend all classess, be on time and prepared.Class participation is encouraged.

    Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

     

    Class Date    

    Chater & Section covered      

    7 Jan

    Preparation for Calulus: P1 - P4

    9

    1.1, 2

    14

    1.3

    16

    1.4, 5

    21

    Test 1

    23

    2.1

    28

    2.2, 3

    30

    2.4

     4 Feb

    2.5, 6

    6

    Test 2

    11

    3.1, 2

    13

    3.3, 4

    18

    3.5, 9

    20

    Test #3

    25

    Final Exam Review

    27

    The Final Exam

     
     
     

    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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86

    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. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85

    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.
    3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
    4. 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 "F".
    5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
    6. 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.
    7. 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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

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    Rubric

    CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
    Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Outcomes
    1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
    Can solve 5 out of 5 problems involving limits Can solve 4 out of 5 problems involving limits Can solve 3 or fewer out of 5 problems involving limits Makes no attempt to solve any limit problem 
    Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Outcomes
    4, 5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Can find the derivative of 5 out of 5 functions Can find the derivative of 4 out of 5 functions Can find the derivative of 3 or fewer  out of 5 functions Makes no attempt to solve any derivative problem 
    Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    Outcomes
    2, 3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Can solve 5 out of 5 problems correctly concerning continuity Can solve 4 out of 5 problems correctly concerning continuity Can solve 3 or fewer out of  5 problems correctly concerning continuity Makes no attempt to solve any problem concerning continuity 
    Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    Outcomes
    5, 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, and the chain rule to 5 out of 5 problems correctly Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, and the chain rule to 4 out of 5 problems correctly Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, and the chain rule to 3 or fewer out of 5 problems correctly Makes no attempt to provide any application 
    Content of Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    Outcomes
    1, 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Can define what a limit is with perfect  accuracy. Can define what a continuous function is with perfect accuracy Can define what a limit is with substantially complete accuracy.                                             Can define what a continuous function is with substantially complete accuracy Can define what a limit is with incomplete  accuracy.                                              Can define what a continuous function is   with incomplete accuracy. Makes no attempt to define any concept 
    Technical skill in communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
    Outcomes
    4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
    Can define a derivative in terms of the limit of a difference quotient with perfect accuracy Can define a derivative in terms of the limit of a difference quotient with substantially complete accuracy Can define a derivative in terms of the limit of a difference quotient with incomplete accuracy Makes no attempt to define any concept 
    Graphing functions using calculus                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    Outcomes
    6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
    Can utilize first and second derivatives to graph a function  with greater than 80% accuracy. Can utilize first and second derivatives to graph a function  with  80% accuracy. Can utilize first and second derivatives to graph a function  with less than  80% accuracy. Makes no attempt to graph any function 
    Solving optimiztion and related rates problems                                                                                                                                                                                                             
    Outcomes
    7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
    Can apply derivatives to solve 5 out of 5 problems of optimization or related rates Can apply derivatives to solve 4 out of 5 problems of optimization or related rates Can apply derivatives to solve 3 or fewer  out of 5 problems of optimization or related rates Makes no attempt to solve any optimization or related rates problem 

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