Syllabus
Calculus I

Syllabus Sections

Publish Date

08/19/2011 12:32:12

Calculus I

MATH-2413

Fall 2011
08/22/2011 - 12/11/2011

Course Information

Section 009
Lecture
MW 10:55AM - 12:40PM
PIN1 606
Vicki Payne
vpayne@austincc.edu
(512) 223.8178

Section 020
Lecture
TTh 12:50PM - 2:35PM
PIN1 606
Vicki Payne
vpayne@austincc.edu
(512) 223.8178

Office Hours

No office hours have been entered for this term.

Course Requirements

 Calculus I  MATH 2413-009 (36642)  10:55 - 12:40 MW PIN 606
                      MATH 2413-020 (36653)  12:50 - 2L35 TT PIN 606
 

Week of: Section(s) Tentative Assigments (subject to change as announced in class)
8/22 Review Prerequisite Review
    Review #3 #1-29 (all)
8/29 2.1 2.1:  2–8 (even)
  2.2 2.2:  2, 4, 6, 8, 9 - 30 (m3 - multiples of 3)
  2.3 2.3:  1, 2, 3- 24 (m3), 26, 33- 36 (m3), 41, 42, 49
9/5 Labor Day No Class Monday 9/5/11
  2.4 2.4:  2, 3 - 24 (m3), 25, 27 - 42 (m3)
  2.5 2.5:  3- 9 (m3), 15 - 42 (m3), 48, 50 
  2.6 2.6:  4, 6, 10, 12 - 42 (m3), 44, 45, 49, 52
9/12 2.7 2.7: 3 - 12 (m3), 14, 15, 16, 21, 24, 26, 30, 34, 36, 44, 54, 55
  2.8 2.8:  2, 3 - 9 (m3), 10, 11, 12 - 21 (m3), 28, 30
  Exam 1 Covers Review & Chapter 2
9/19 3.1 3.1:  1, 2, 3 - 30 (m3), 34, 42, 44, 45, 50, 52, 55, 58, 59, 61, 67
  3.2 3.2:  1, 2,  3 - 30 (m3), 34, 44, 48, 51, 52, 60
  3.3 3.3:  3 - 12 (m3), 19, 21 - 30 (m3), 32, 33 - 39 (m3), 44, 48 
  1.7 1.7:  Reivew #3 - 18 (m3), 22 - 28 (even), 31, 35
9/26 3.4 3.4:  3 - 36 (m3), 38, 39 - 57 (m3), 67, 70, 74, 78, 79 - 83 (all), 85 
  3.5 3.5:  2, 3 - 36 (m3), 42, 53
  3.6 3.6:  3 - 9 (m3), 10 - 12 (all), 14, 18 -33 (m3)
10/3 3.7 3.7:  1, 3 - 27 (m3), 28, 33 - 45 (m3)
  3.9 3.9:  3, 4, 6 - 21 (m3), 22, 24 - 30 (m3), 32
  Exam 2 Covers Chapter 3
10/10 4.1 4.1:  3, 6, 8, 12, 14, 1, 22, 26, 40, 42
  4.2 4.2: 1,  3 - 30 (m3), 35, 36, 42 - 63 (m3), 64 
10/17 4.3 4.3:  2, 3 - 39 (m3), 41, 44, 46, 49
  4.4 4.4:  3 - 12 (m3), 24, 30  (This assignment will not be collected, but you need to know how to display a complete graph of a function.)
10/24 4.5 4.5:  3 - 42 (m3), 48 - 57 (m3)
  4.6 4.6:  5, 6 - 12 (m3), 14, 15, 24, 26, 34, 40, 48, 53,
10/31 4.7 4.7:  3 - 21 (m3)  (This assignment will not be collected, but Newton's method will be the bonus question on Exam 4.)
  4.8 4.8:  3 - 36 (m3), 38, 42, 47, 49, 50, 56 
11/7 Exam 3 Covers Chapter 4
  5.1 5.1:  1, 3, 4, 6, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21
11/14 5.2 5.2:  3, 6, 8, 9, 12 - 18 (m3),  27, 32, 33 - 42 (m3), 48, 49, 54
  5.3 5.3:  3 - 33 (m3), 38, 42 - 54 (m3), 56, 57 - 60 (m3), 62, 64, 66, 67
11/21 5.4 5.4:  1, 3 - 18 (m3), 20, 21, 30
  5.5 5.5:  3 - 54 (m3), 59, 64
  Thanksgiving No Class Thursday 11/24/11
11/28 More 5.5 Extra 5.5 Exercises handout:  3 - 66 (m3)
  Review  
12/5 Exam 4 Covers Chapter 5
  Final Exam Comprehensive to replace a low or missed exam

Readings

Calculus Concepts & Contexts by Stewart 4th Ed.

Course Subjects

COURSE DESCRIPTION

MATH 2413 CALCULUS I (4-4-0).   A standard first course in calculus. Topics include inequalities; functions; limits; continuity; the derivative; differentiation of algebraic functions and trigonometric functions; Newton's method; applications of the derivative; the integral; integration of algebraic functions and the sine and cosine functions; numerical integration; and applications of the integral. Prerequisites: MATH 2412 with C or better or equivalent. Another option is an appropriate secondary school course (one year of precalculus or the equivalent, including trigonometry, with a B or better) and a satisfactory entrance score on the ACC Mathematics Assessment Test.

 

REQUIRED TEXTS/MATERIALS

Required Text  Calculus: Concepts and Contexts,4th ed., by James Stewart, Brooks/Cole 2010 

 

RequiredTechnology You must have access to technology which enables you to (1) Graph a function, (2) Find the zeroes of a function.  Because I’m familiar with the TI family of graphing calculators, TI calculators are highly recommended for student use.  Other calculator brands can also be used, but TI-89 calculators and other brands that have features that produce exact solutions are not allowed.  Graphing calculators may be used to demonstrate concepts and check solutions to many types of problems, but you are required to work each problem using good notation.

 

Optional MaterialsStudent Solutions Manual, Single Variable by Jeffrey A. Cole, Study Guide by Dan Clegg, Scientific Notebook software, single version, Doing Calculus with Scientific Notebook, by Daniel W. Hardy, Carol L. Walker.

 

COURSE RATIONALE

This course is the first course in the traditional calculus sequence for mathematics, science and engineering students. It is part of what could be a four-semester sequence in calculus courses. The approach allows the use of technology and the rule of four (topics are presented geometrically, numerically, algebraically, and verbally) to focus on conceptual understanding.  At the same time, it retains the strength of the traditional calculus by exposing the students to the rigor of proofs and the full variety of traditional topics: limits, continuity, derivative, applications of the derivative, and an introduction to the definite integral.

 

COURSE EVALUATION/GRADING SCHEME

  • Homework will be collected weekly and one or more problems will be graded.  No late homework will be accepted but at least three (3) homework grades will be dropped.
  • There will be four (4) exams and an optional comprehensive final exam.  The final exam will be given in class during the last scheduled class meeting and may replace ONE low or missed exam or homework average.  Each exam, the final, and the homework average will count equally.  There may be a problem from previous exams on exams after the first exam.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY  This course is taught in the classroom primarily as a lecture/discussion course.

 

COURSE POLICIES

Missed exam policy  The comprehensive final exam grade may replace one low or missed exam grade.

Late work policy  No late work will be accepted.

Class participation expectations  Each student is expected to participate in all course activities.

 

Reinstatement Policy  If a student is withdrawn from the course, that student will not be reinstated.

 

Attendance Policy Students with excessive absences WILL NOT be dropped by the instructor.  It is the student's responsibility to initiate all withdrawals in this course.   Students who stop attending and do not withdraw will receive an F.

 

Withdrawal PolicyIt is the student's responsibility to initiate all withdrawals in this course.  The instructor may withdraw students for excessive absences (4) but makes no commitment to do this for the student. After the last day to withdraw, Thursday, November 17, 2011, neither the student nor the instructor may initiate a withdrawal.

 

Incomplete Grade PolicyIncomplete grades (I) will be given only in very rare circumstances.  Generally, to receive a grade of "I", a student must have taken all examinations, be passing, and after the last date to withdraw, have a personal tragedy occur which prevents course completion.           

 

Common Course ObjectivesCommon course objectives should be included.  They can be found at: http://www2.austin.cc.tx.us/mthdept2/tfcourses/obj2413.htm

 

Course-Specific Support ServicesSometimes sections  of MATH 0187 (1-0-2) are offered. This lab is designed for students currently registered in Calculus I MATH 2413. It offers individualized and group setting to provide additional practice and explanation. This course is not for college-level credit. Repeatable up to two credit hours.

 

Learning Labs  ACC main campuses have Learning Labs which offer free first-come first-serve tutoring in mathematics courses. The locations, contact information and hours of availability of the Learning Labs are posted at: http://www.austincc.edu/tutor.  The Learning Lab at the Pinnacle campus is in room PIN 600.

 

Statement on Scholastic Dishonesty

A student attending ACC assumes responsibility for conduct compatible with the mission of the college as an educational institution.  Students have the responsibility to submit coursework that is the result of their own thought, research, or self-expression.  Students must follow all instructions given by faculty or designated college representatives when taking examinations, placement assessments, tests, quizzes, and evaluations.  Actions constituting scholastic dishonesty include, but are not limited to, plagiarism, cheating, fabrication, collusion, and falsifying documents.    Penalties for scholastic dishonesty will depend upon the nature of the violation and may range from lowering a grade on one assignment to an “F” in the course and/or expulsion from the college.  See the Student Standards of Conduct and Disciplinary Process and other policies at http://www.austincc.edu/current/needtoknow

 

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Students at the college have the rights accorded by the U.S. Constitution to freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, petition, and association. These rights carry with them the responsibility to accord the same rights to others in the college community and not to interfere with or disrupt the educational process. Opportunity for students to examine and question pertinent data and assumptions of a given discipline, guided by the evidence of scholarly research, is appropriate in a learning environment. This concept is accompanied by an equally demanding concept of responsibility on the part of the student. As willing partners in learning, students must comply with college rules and procedures.

 
Statement on Students with Disabilities

Each ACC campus offers support services for students with documented disabilities.  Students with disabilities who need classroom, academic or other accommodations must request them through the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).   Students are encouraged to request accommodations when they register for courses or at least three weeks before the start of the semester, otherwise the provision of accommodations may be delayed.  

 

Students who have received approval for accommodations from OSD for this course must provide the instructor with the ‘Notice of Approved Accommodations’ from OSD before accommodations will be provided.   Arrangements for academic accommodations can only be made after the instructor receives the ‘Notice of Approved Accommodations’ from the student.  

 

Students with approved accommodations are encouraged to submit the ‘Notice of Approved Accommodations’ to the instructor at the beginning of the semester because a reasonable amount of time may be needed to prepare and arrange for the accommodations.   

Additional information about the Office for Students with Disabilities is available athttp://www.austincc.edu/support/osd/

 

Safety Statement

Austin Community College is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for study and work. You are expected to learn and comply with ACC environmental, health and safety procedures and agree to follow ACC safety policies. Additional information on these can be found at http://www.austincc.edu/ehs. Because some health and safety circumstances are beyond our control, we ask that you become familiar with the Emergency Procedures poster and Campus Safety Plan map in each classroom. Additional information about emergency procedures and how to sign up for ACC Emergency Alerts to be notified in the event of a serious emergency can be found at http://www.austincc.edu/emergency/.

 

Please note, you are expected to conduct yourself professionally with respect and courtesy to all. Anyone who thoughtlessly or intentionally jeopardizes the health or safety of another individual will be dismissed from the day’s activity, may be withdrawn from the class, and/or barred from attending future activities.

 

You are expected to conduct yourself professionally with respect and courtesy to all. Anyone who thoughtlessly or intentionally jeopardizes the health or safety of another individual will be immediately dismissed from the day’s activity, may be withdrawn from the class, and/or barred from attending future activities.

 

Use of ACC email

All College e-mail communication to students will be sent solely to the student’s ACCmail account, with the expectation that such communications will be read in a timely fashion. ACC will send important information and will notify you of any college related emergencies using this account.  Students should only expect to receive email communication from their instructor using this account.  Likewise, students should use their ACCmail account when communicating with instructors and staff.  Instructions for activating an ACCmail account can be found at http://www.austincc.edu/accmail/index.php.

 

Testing Center Policy

Under certain circumstances, an instructor may have students take an examination in a testing center.  Students using the Academic Testing Center must govern themselves according to the Student Guide for Use of ACC Testing Centers and should read the entire guide before going to take the exam.  To request an exam, one must have:

ACC Photo ID

  • Course Abbreviation (e.g., ENGL)
  • Course Number (e.g.,1301)
  • Course Synonym (e.g., 10123)
  • Course Section (e.g., 005)
  • Instructor's Name

 

Do NOT bring cell phones to the Testing Center.  Having your cell phone in the testing room, regardless of whether it is on or off, will revoke your testing privileges for the remainder of the semester.  ACC Testing Center policies can be found at http://www.austincc.edu/testctr/

 

Student And Instructional Services

ACC strives to provide exemplary support to its students and offers a broad variety of opportunities and services.  Information on these services and support systems is available at:   http://www.austincc.edu/s4/

 

Links to many student services and other information can be found at: http://www.austincc.edu/current/

 

ACC Learning Labs provide free tutoring services to all ACC students currently enrolled in the course to be tutored.  The tutor schedule for each Learning Lab may be found at:  http://www.autincc.edu/tutor/students/tutoring.php

For help setting up your ACCeID, ACC Gmail, or ACC Blackboard, see a Learning Lab Technician at any ACC

 

Student Services  The web address for student services is:  http://www.austincc.edu/support

The ACC student handbook can be found at:  http://www.austincc.edu/handbook

 

Suggested Calendar  16-Week Semester

 

16-Week Semester

 

 

Week 1

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4

Week 9

3.8*, 3.9

Week 2

1.5, 1.6, 2.1

Week 10

4.1*, 4.2

Week 3

2.2, 2.3, 2.4

Week 11

4.3, 4.4

Week 4

2.5, 2.6

Week 12

4.5, 4.6

Week 5

2.7, 2.8

Week 13

4.7*, 4.8

Week 6

3.1, 3.2

Week 14

5.1, 5.2

Week 7

3.3, 3.4

Week 15

5.3, 5.4

Week 8

3.5, 3.6, 3.7

Week 16

5.5, Review

Please note:  schedule changes may occur during the semester. Any changes will be announced in class.