Spring 2010. MATH1352. Section 026.
Luan Thach Hoang
Office: MA 234. Phone: (806) 742-2580 Ext 232. Fax: (806) 742-1112
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours: T Th 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Classroom and Time: MA 108, T Th 11:00 am - 12:20 pm.
Updates about the course and other related announcements will be posted on this webpage.
Prerequisite: C in MATH 1351.
Text: CALCULUS, 5th Edition by Strauss, Bradley, and Smith; published by Pearson.
Course Description: Integrals: methods of integration and applications; solving differential equations; infinite sequences and series; introduction to vector analysis.
Expected Learning Outcomes: Students will become proficient in techniques of integration and the use of integration to solve real world problems. They also understand the basic properties of convergent series and sequences. In particular the students will:
Methods of Assessment of Learning Outcomes: Assessment of the learning outcomes will be achieved through homework assignments, quizzes, three midterm exams, and a final exam. Attendances also count.
Grading policy: Homework will be assigned and quizzes will be given weekly. Both will count for 25% of the grade. Each lowest score of homework and quizzes will be
dropped. There will be three midterm exams in class, each will count
for 15% of the grade. The final exam will count for 30% of the grade.
All in-class exams are closed-book. No make-up exams are given unless
legitimate documents for excuses are presented to the instructor at
least a week in advance.
Grading Scale: A: 90%-100%, B: 80%-89%, C: 70%-79%, D: 60%-69%, F: below 60%
Quizzes: Quizzes are given weekly in the discussion sessions.
Homework assignments: Online homework will be assigned though Webwork. Students will receive the instructor's message for login information. Due dates are indicated on each assignment. Students should spend very first week to become familiar with the system.
Calculators: No calculators are allowed in the exams and quizzes. However students can use them in their studies, particularly the scientific calculators.
Attendance Policy: Students must go to lectures and discussion sessions. Attendance will be taken. If you miss no more than four lectures, a bonus of three points will be added to your final grade.
Midterm 1: Thursday, Feb. 11.
Midterm 2: Thursday, Mar. 11.
Midterm 3: Thursday, Apr. 15.
FINAL EXAM: Monday, May 10, 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Room will be assigned.
Academic Misconduct: Academic dishonesty is intolerable and will be punished to the full extent allowed by the University policy.
Civility in the Classroom: Students are expected to assist in maintaining a classroom environment that is conducive to learning. In order to assure that all students have the opportunity to gain from time spent in class, unless otherwise approved by the instructor, students are prohibited from engaging in any other form of distraction. Inappropriate behavior in the classroom shall result, minimally, in a request to leave class.
Students with Disabilities: Any student who because of a disability may require special arrangements in order to meet course requirements should contact the instructor as soon as possible.
Advice: Come to class regularly, work on homework problems. Ask questions in class and get help from the instructor during the office hours. Master the material quickly and do not wait too late until the midterms or the final exam. Students are encouraged to give feedbacks to the instructor during the semester using the form posted online.
NOTE: When needed, the instructor will communicate with the students using their TTU email addresses. At the beginning of the semester, the instructor will send out a message to confirm the students' email addresses and to inform about Webwork. If a student does not receive any messages by the time of the second class, he/she must contact the instructor immediately.