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MA 211 Calculus and Analytic Geom II
Bianchini, Alessandra


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Course

MA 211 Calculus and Analytic Geom II

Semester

F2T 2009 DL

Faculty

Bianchini, Alessandra

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

PhD Civil Engineering
MS Civil Engineering
MS Mathematics

E-Mail

alessandra.bianchini@park.edu

Semester Dates

F2T 2009

Class Days

TBA

Prerequisites

MA210 or equivalent

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
 

University Calculus: Alternate Edition  1/e
Hass, Weir & Thomas
©2008 | Addison-Wesley | Cloth Package; 922 pp
ISBN: 978-0321471963

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:

A required additional resource is MyMathLab (MML).
MyMathLab is a REQUIRED interactive website that accompanies the textbook for this course.
The e-book can also be accessed through MyMathLab. It is possible to print selected pages for study purposes.
 
MML access will be provided when registering to the course.

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Course Description:
MA211 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II: The study of the calculus continues with the definite integral and its applications, transcendental functions, integration techniques, the conic sections, polar coordinates, parametric equations, indeterminate forms and improper integrals. 3:0:3 Prerequisite: MA210 or equivalent.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Compute simple integrals by guessing the antiderivative
  2. Compute the area under a given curve using Riemann sums
  3. Compute integrals using the power rule, the sum and difference rules, and simple substitution.
  4. State and utilize the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to compute definite integrals.
  5. Differentiate and integrate inverse functions
  6. Application of integrals (areas, volumes of revolution, work, etc.)


Core Assessment:

  • Periodic assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Tests

Class Assessment:
 

Homework – weekly homework will contain exercises from your textbook to be submitted by the deadline indicated in the syllabus (usually by the Sunday of the corresponding week).

Quizzes Each week includes 2 quizzes. Quiz 1 is a timed and a one-time submission quiz. Quiz 2 is not timed and may be submitted as many times as the student decides. The quizzes are due by 11:59 CST on Sunday of the academic week. No late submissions are allowed. Each quiz contains 10 questions.

Weekly DiscussionRespond at least once to a topic for that week, post a ‘thoughtful’ comment to someone else's posting. (3 bonus points max for additional posting -- refer to discussion tread instructions).

Final Exam – Complete the final exam in Week 8.

Grading:
 

Assignment

Total %

Discussion

10

Quizzes

20

Homework

40

Final Exam

30

TOTAL

100


 

In terms of percentage, the final grade will be according to the following scale:

            90 – 100 % =>   A

            80 – 89 %   =>   B

            70 – 79 %   =>   C

            60 – 69 %   =>   D

            <60 %     =>   F

Late Submission of Course Materials:
 

No late submissions and posting are accepted for the two quizzes and the weekly discussion. These learning activities must be completed within the online week to which they refer.

Late submission of homework may be accepted under special circumstances.

It is unfair to other students to allow some individuals to submit assignments after the scheduled due date. The following is a list of valid reasons for submitting late work:

  • A medical emergency or a serious acute illness. All medical emergencies and illnesses must be verified by a note on letterhead by an M.D., D.O., P.A., or R.N. I will not normally accept a note from other health professionals (e.g., Ph.D., MSW, D.C., Physical Therapist) because their professional functions rarely involve medical emergencies or acute illnesses. I will acccept late work for students who can provide evidence of a verified medical emergency (but not acute illness) involving a child, spouse, parent, sibling, or grandparent.
  • An Accident or Police Emergency. I will require an accident report or note on letterhead from an appropriate law enforcement officer to accept late work due to accidents or police emergencies (e.g., assault on student, student taken hostage, detained witness of a crime).
  • Unforeseen Jury or Witness Duty. I will require a note on letterhead from a judge or attorney to accept late work due to jury or witness duty.
  • Unforeseen Military Deployment or Activation. I will require a note on official letterhead from your commanding officer.
  • Funerals for Immediate Family Member (e.g., parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts/uncles, first cousins). I will require a copy of the obituary or a note from a minister or funeral director.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
 

Class Participation in the Online Learning Environment

  • Some helpful information about participation in an online classroom is found in the Netiquette section on the Help and Resources page. Click here:  Netiquette
  • Additionally, at times we will discuss controversial topics and have people who disagree with each other. You and I both must remember that while each of us has a right to our own opinion, we must respect the right of others to have differing opinions. Calling someone or some idea "stupid" creates a defensive communication climate and hampers the ability of all of us to learn. Think before you criticize.
  • If anyone in class makes a comment you are uncomfortable with, please contact me immediately and first. Apologies and policy changes are best handled in the classroom.

Finally, come talk to me when you have questions, concerns, or suggestions about the class. It is less frustrating for both of us if you ask questions before the assignment is due, rather than after it has affected your performance.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
 

WEEK 1

The material we’ll cover during week 1 is a review of the topics you have studied in the previous calculus course especially in relation to functions and their derivatives. These basic concepts represent the fundaments to further develop the subjects in this calculus course.

Chapter 3 –Differentiation; Chapter 4 – Application of Derivatives

WEEK 2

The material of week 2 includes the main topics of calculus. The subjects covered are the fundamental concept about integration intended as finite sum. The concept of approximation is also introduced.

Chapter 5 – Integration (Sections 5.1 to 5.3)

WEEK 3

The material of week 3 concludes the topic of integration and introduces additional techniques for the calculation of integrals. The chapter also covers the concept of indefinite integrals.

Chapter 5 – Integration (Sections 5.4 to 5.6)

WEEK 4

The material of week 4 is dedicated to the applications of definite integrals. The chapter presents different techniques to evaluate volume of solids and areas of surfaces of revolution. Applications to physics are also introduced.

Chapter 6 – Application of Definite Integrals

WEEK 5

The material of week 5 introduces the concepts of integrals applied to transcendental functions. Portion of this week chapter was covered during the previous calculus class. The chapter reiterates the definition of derivatives and integrals applied to logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Inverse trigonometric functions are also covered. The concepts of differentials and initial value problems are introduced. The chapter concludes with hyperbolic functions and their integrations properties.

Chapter 7 – Transcendental Functions

WEEK 6

The material of week 6 is dedicated to the techniques of integration. The chapter shows the strategies to apply the integration by parts and by substitution. The sections covered this week also show the particular relationship among trigonometric integrals.

Chapter 8 – Techniques of Integration (Sections 8.1 to 8.3)

WEEK 7

During Week 7, we’ll conclude chapter 8 about the techniques of integration. The chapter introduces methods to solve integrals containing rational functions. It also includes an introduction to numerical approximation comparing it to the integration method. The chapter concludes with the topic of improper integrals and how to solve this type of problems.  

Chapter 8 – Techniques of Integration (Sections 8.4 to 8.7)

WEEK 8

Material review and final exam

ACTIVITIES

Discussions –
Initial Posts by Friday at midnight  CST, follow-up post by Sunday at midnight CST.

Assignments (Homework and Quizzes)  – By Sunday at midnight CST

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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

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 "F".
  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.
ONLINE NOTE: An attendance report of "P" (present) will be recorded for students who have logged in to the Online classroom at least once during each week of the term. Recording of attendance is not equivalent to participation. Participation grades will be assigned by each instructor according to the criteria in the Grading Policy section of the syllabus.

Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

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:9/27/2009 12:30:37 PM