## Martin Flashman's Courses- Math 381

**MATH 381 (1
unit)
COURSE INFORMATION M. Flashman**

**TUTORIAL IN WRITING PROOFS**

Tentative Meeting times: TBA.

Assignments
OFFICE: Library 1 E-Mail:
flashman@humboldt.edu
PHONE:826-4950

TEXT: Daniel Solow:* How to Read and Do Proofs: An Introduction to
Mathematical Thought Processes, *

**4th Edition****.(JWiley, 2005) ISBN:
0-471-68058-3 **

Student
Text
Companion Site

GOAL: To improve ability to write
prose for mathematical exposition
and argument.
METHODS: 1. Reading and outlining examples.

2. Analyzing different approaches to writing and problem solving.

3. Relating substance to style.

4. Editing and writing assignments based on correlative course work.

ORGANIZATION:

PHASE I: Lecture /
Discussion
(ABOUT 9 WEEKS)

1 HOUR / WEEK :

Problem work related mainly to
Solow.

Use regular office hours for
individual
appointments.

Small group meetings- 1
hour.

PHASE II: Tutorial /
Discussion
(ABOUT 5 WEEKS)

30 MIN / WEEK : problem solving, writing, and REwriting.

Regular office hours
PLUS scheduled individual tutorial

sessions. Occasional small group
meetings.

GRADES: Credit /No Credit only.

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Last updated: 1/11/10