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MA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geom III
Halleman, Travis W.


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Course

MA 211 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

Semester

S1GG 2008 MI

Faculty

Halleman, Travis W.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

B.S.; Civil/Environmental Engineering and Political Science
M.S.; Environmental Engineering
Engineering in Training (E.I.T.); Registered in Wyoming

Office Location

5 MDG/Bioenvironmental Engeering

Office Hours

0730-1630; (Also by appointment)

Daytime Phone

723-5009

Other Phone

217-891-4695

E-Mail

Travis.Halleman@pirate.park.edu

travis.halleman@minot.af.mil

travis.halleman@yahoo.com

Semester Dates

14 January to 10 March

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

4:45 - 7:25 PM

Prerequisites

MA 211 or permission of instructor

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Anton, Howard, Irl Bivens, and Stephen Davis.  Calculus:  Early Transcendentals.  Eighth Edition.  Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2005.

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:
A graphing calculator is not required for this class but may be helpful for plotting difficult equations.  All students are required to at least have a scientific calculator.

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Course Description:
The study of the calculus begins an examination of the application of the derivative, moves into the concepts of indefinite and definite integration, Taylor Series functions, and finishes with Polar coordinates. PREREQUISITE: MA 210 or equivalent. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Its a TEAM effort in the class to learn.  The idea of this class is to discuss as a class the topics and work together to solve the mathematical problems.  Lectures are always a part of the class, but class participation is a MUST for their to be any success.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Perform integration by choosing and executing correctly appropriate techniques: substitution, by parts, by partial fractions.
  2. Use L'Hopital's rule to compute limits that have indeterminate forms.
  3. Determine whether an improper integral converges (and then evaluate) or diverges.
  4. Determine whether an infinite series converges or diverges using standard tests.


Core Assessment:
  • Periodic assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Tests

Class Assessment:
Midterm Exam:     100 points
Final Exam:          150 points

Grading:

Grading Scale
100-90%:    A
89-80%:      B
65-79%:      C
55-64%:      D

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late course material will not be accepted unless there are previous arrangements made to include illness, family emergency, or the very likely military necessity of duty.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Come to class prepared and on time.  Be respectful of the other students in the class and their opinions.  The idea of the class is to learn as a group and encourage development; foster the ideals that would promote such growth.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

January 15:  Chapter 11
January 17:  Chapter 11
January 22:  Chapter 11
January 24:  Chapter 12
January 29:  Chapter 12
January 31:  Chapter 12
February 5:  Chapter 13
February 7:  Chapter 13
February 12:  Chapter 13; Take home Midterm
February 14:  Chapter 14
February 19:  Chapter 14
February 21:  Chapter 14
February 26:  Chapter 15
February 28:  Chapter 15
March 4:  Chapter 15
March 6:  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
You know the drill.......

DON'T CHEAT!!!

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
Translated........

DON'T USE UNLESS YOU PROVIDE CITATIONS.

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
I know there are emergencies and the military occupation calls from time to time.  Just let me know when you can not make it to class.

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. 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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Last Updated:12/16/2007 8:54:40 AM