General Information | Syllabus | HW Assignments | WeBWorK Login | Documents and Demos |

The Textbook | Scheduled Lectures | Instructors |
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Examinations | Homework Policy | Grades |

Honor Principle | Tutorials | Special Considerations |

Textbook |
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*Multivariable Calculus* (seventh edition) by James Stewart

(Available
at Wheelock
Books)

A note from Wheelock Books: The publisher of Stewart; Multivariable Calculus has adopted a very restrictive returns policy. Students have many choices as to where to purchase their books including online suppliers. I am committed to making sure that students have the books before class, but I can only order as many as are purchased from our website by Monday, August 26th.

It is also important to note that books purchased in advance on our website are fully refundable during the add-drop period to accommodate students shopping around for classes-especially first year students who do not know their class schedule until orientation week.

Scheduled Lectures |
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(Section 1) Hanlon/Gillaspy | (Section 2) Epstein | (Section 3) Shemanske | (Section 4) Adelstein |

MWF 8:45 - 9:50 (x-hour) Th 9 - 9:50 | MWF 11:15 - 12:20 (x-hour) Tu 12 - 12:50 | MWF 12:30 - 1:35 (x-hour) Tu 1 - 1:50 | MWF 1:45 - 2:50 (x-hour) Th 1 - 1:50 |

105 Kemeny | 007 Kemeny | 007 Kemeny | 007 Kemeny |

Instructor |
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Professor I. Adelstein | Professor J. Epstein | Professor E. Gillaspy (P. Hanlon) | Professor T. Shemanske |

Office: 214 Kemeny | Office: 239 Kemeny | Office: 245 Kemeny | Office: 337 Kemeny |

Office Hours: here | Office Hours: M, Tu: 1-2pm; F 2-3pm | Office Hours: M 1-2p, Th 9 - 9:50 | Office Hours: here |

Contact via email | Contact via email | Contact via email | Contact via email |

Exams |
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There will be two "midterm examinations" and a final examination. The exams are scheduled as follows:

Exam 1 | Oct 10, 4:00 -- 6:00pm | Cook Auditorium (Murdough) |

Exam 2 | Oct 31, 4:00 -- 6:00pm | Cook Auditorium (Murdough) |

Final Exam | Friday, Nov 22, 2013, 11:30am-2:30pm | Location: Hanlon's section: Kemeny 008 Other sections Cook Auditorium (Murdough) |

If you have a conflict with one of the midterm exams because of a religious observance, scheduled extracurricular activity such as a game or performance [not practice], scheduled laboratory for another course, or similar commitment, please see your instructor as soon as possible. If you must miss a class, it is your responsibility to submit all homework on time, and to arrange to get notes from a classmate.

Homework Policy |
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- Webwork problems will be assigned daily. Solutions are in principle due by the next class period, although (to allow for occasions when not quite all the necessary material is covered during class), they officially will be due the class day after that by 8:45 am. That is, a Webwork assignment made on Monday should be completed by Wednesday, but will not be considered late if completed by Friday. Students frequently use this extra time on a regular basis, but this has two potential disadvantages. First, homework is assigned to give you practice with the ideas and methods just introduced and which your instructor will then build upon in the next class. If you haven't practiced, you are more easily confused in the next lecture. Significant compounding can occur. The second disadvantage is that you will be an assignment or so behind at the time of each midterm, and if anything makes a difference in your performance on a midterm, it is practice. So do your very best to complete the Webwork assignments by the next class period.
- Written assignments will be assigned weekly. They will be due each Wednesday, turned into homework boxes in Kemeny, and they will typically cover the material up through the previous Friday. So the first written assignment (available on the assignments page) covers the first three classes worth of material and is due on Wednesday of week 2. There will also be a Webwork assignment due that day; plan ahead.
- Late homework will be accepted only in case of serious, unpredictable events such as documented illness or family emergency.
- Unexcused late and missing homework counts zero.

Grades |
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The course grade will be based upon the scores on the midterm exam, homework, and the final exam as follows:

Midterm Exams | 100 points each |

Webwork and written homework | 25 points each |

Final Exam | 150 points |

Total | 400 points |

The Honor Principle |
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Academic integrity is at the core of our mission as mathematicians and educators, and we take it very seriously. We also believe in working and learning together.

Collaboration on homework is permitted and encouraged, but obviously it is a violation of the honor code for someone to provide the answers for you.

On written homework, you are encouraged to work together, and you may get help from others, but you must write up the answers yourself. If you are part of a group of students that produces an answer to a problem, you cannot then copy that group answer. You must write up the answer individually, in your own words.

On WeBWorK assignments, each person in the class has the potential to receive a homework assignment distinct from anyone else's, but all cut from the same mold. For example if the problem were to find the minimum of ax^2 + bx + c, each student would receive their own values of a, b, and c. So help you receive from a fellow student will probably be more generic unless they do it for you (which is of course not allowed).

On exams, you may not give or receive help from anyone. Exams in this
course are closed book, and no notes, calculators or other electronic
devices are permitted.

Tutorials |
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The teaching assistants for this course are mathematics graduate students Zachary Evans, Tommy Khoo, and Justin Troyka. They will be available to answer questions and, in particular, to help with your homework, in TBA, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, 7:00pm-9:00pm in Carson L02. These tutorials will begin on Tuesday, September 17.

Also note that the Tutor Clearinghouse will have private one-on-one tutors available for Math 11. The tutors are recruited on the basis that they have done well in the subject, and are trained by the Academic Skills Center. If a student receives financial aid, the College will pay for three hours of tutoring per week. If you would like to have a tutor, please go to 301 Collis and fill out an application as early in the term as possible.

Special Considerations |
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If you have a disability of any sort and may need disability-related classroom accommodations, please make an appointment to see your instructor as soon as possible. All conversations will remain confidential, although we may consult the Student Accessibility Services Office . You can stop by the Student Accessibility Services Office in Collis Center to register for support services.

Thomas R. Shemanske

Last updated November 07, 2013 08:16:08 EST