This requirement helps students cope with, and participate in,
the changing world. Recognizing the importance of scientific methods
as investigative tools, the courses present science as a unified
discipline with a major impact on the human condition.
In particular this course attempts to enhance the general education goals to:
|Reality Quizzes||100 points|
|CD Tutorial||50 points|
|2 Midterm Examinations||200 points|
|Cooperative summary work||50 points|
|Final Examination||200 or 300 points|
|Total||700 or 800 points|
You may use my office hours for some additional work on these background areas either as individuals or in small groups. My office time is also available to discuss routine problems from homework after they have been discussed in class and reality check quizzes as well as using technology.
I will try to organize and support
time with small (or larger) groups of students for whom some additional
work on these background areas may improve their understanding of
Regular use of my time outside of class should be especially useful for students having difficulty with the work and wishing to improve through a steady approach to mastering skills and concepts.
Don't be shy about asking for an appointment outside of the scheduled office hours.
| I. Differential
of the Derivative
Calculus of Derivatives
| E. Several Variable Functions
Partial derivatives. first order
II. Differential Equations and Integral Calculus:
B. The Definite Integral