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MA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geom III
Harrison, Harry Clifford


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

Semester

S1F 2008 HE

Faculty

Harry C. Harrison

Title

Assistant Professor

Degrees/Certificates

B.S. US Air Force Academy
M.S. University of Arizona - Systems Engineering
M.S. University of Arizona - Aerospace Engineering

Office Location

Henderson Hall, Multipurpose Building, Room 102

Office Hours

Wednesday, 1200 - 1700

Daytime Phone

301-749-4088

Other Phone

240-731-4924

E-Mail

harry.harrison@pak.edu

cgabriel@radix.net

Web Page

http://www.radix.net/~cgabriel

Semester Dates

Jan 8 - 9 Mar 2008

Class Days

Thursdays

Class Time

1700 - 2200

Prerequisites

MA 211

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Calculus, 6th ed., Swokowski Olinick, Pence, 1994, PWS Publishing Boston, MA.  ISBN 0-535-93624-5.

Additional Resources:

Schaum's Outlines series are good other resources.  The web provides a variety of resources to include tutorials. 

McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
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McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development.  The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email helpdesk@park.edu or call 800-927-3024
Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.


Course Description:
The algebra and calculus of vectors and vector functions, constant termed sequences and series, power series and convergence criteria.. PREREQUISITE: MA 211 or equivalent. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
I believe in the primacy of learning over simply checking a block on the way to earning a piece of paper.  Via a continuous cycle of two-way communication, we use the course material as the vehicle within which to develop a problem solving mindset.  We leave the course better prepared to overcome the quantitative challenges we may encounter in our professional and educational careers.

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:
Class assessment will consist of weekly take home quizzes, weekly problem sets, and a take home final.

Grading:

Six quizzes at 100 points each, final exam worth 300 points, and 100 points assigned based on student participation in class.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Accepted only when previously coordinated with the instructor or in the event of unavoidable absence from class.  Students will be responsible for all work while absent.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

All papers must be completely legible, all the work at how you arrived at answer clearly and logically presented, and the final answer demarked.  Take pride in your work and show that you double-checked it.  Typical class consists of the following schedule but may be modified based on number of students in the class: 

·         1730-1810 Answer homework questions

·         1810-1820 Turn in and discuss solution of Take Home Quiz

·         1820-1830 Break

·         1830-1920 Lecture 1

·         1920-1940 Break w/ problems

·         1940-1950 Discuss problem solutions

·         1950-2040 Lecture 2

·         2040-2100 Break w/ problems

·         2100-2110 Discuss problem solutions

·         2110-2150 Lecture 3

·         2150-2210 Break w/ problems

·         2210-2220 Discuss problem solutions

·         2220-2230 Wrap-up, assign Take Home Quiz, Homework

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Date Topic Assignment
Jan 9 Logarthmic and exponential functions Read ch 7
Jan 16 Inverse trig functions Read 8.1-4
Jan 23 Inverse hyperbolic functions Read 8.5-6
Jan 30 Indeterminate forms Read 10
Feb 6 Infinite series Read 11
Feb 13 Topics from analytic geometry Read 12
Feb 20 Techniques of integration Read 9
Feb 27 Course Review Review all topics
Mar 5 Final Exam 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

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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