Fall 2008 - Section 4
MWF 9:00-9:50 am, ILC 141 .
Instructor: K. Lux
Text: Calculus, fourth edition by Hughes-Hallet et al. published by Wiley
Calculator: A graphics calculator is an important tool that will be used in this course. Students are expected to have a working calculator for each test and exam. No calculator swapping is permitted during testing periods.
Tests: There will be three in-class tests and a final exam. The tests are scheduled for Wednesday, September 17; Wednesday, October 22; and Wednesday, December 3. The University has scheduled the final exam for Monday, December 15 from 8:00 - 10:00 am., Final Exam location. (The University's Exam regulations for final exam week will be strictly followed, in particular those regarding students with multiple exams on a single day. See http://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedule084/exams/examrules.htm. ) Additional information and a study guide can be found at http://www.math.arizona.edu/~calc. Each test will be worth 100 points and the final exam will be worth 200 points.
Homework: Homework will be submitted in two formats throughout the semester: a computer grading program called WebAssign will be used for problems assigned from the text. Hand-written homework showing all work with proper notation will also be submitted. The following pdf-file lists all the assigned hand-written problems Written Homework Assignments. A final homework score based on 100 possible points will be assigned (75 percent from the computer graded assignments and 25 percent from the hand-written assignments).
Quizzes: There will be regular quizzes. The final score of one test, 100 points, will be assigned.
Attendance: Students are expected to attend every scheduled class and to be familiar with the University Class Attendance policy as it appears in the General Catalog. It is the student's responsibility to keep informed of any announcements, syllabus adjustments or policy changes made during scheduled classes. Students are expected to behave in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity. The guiding principle of academic integrity is that a student's submitted work must be the student's own. University Policies can be found at http://dos.web.arizona.edu/uapolicies.
Grades: The total number of points available on exams, homework, and quizzes is 700.
The point cutoffs for grades will be no higher than those set forth in the following table
630 points (90%) for A
560 points (80%) for B
490 points (70%) for C
420 points (60%) for D
Students with disabilities: If you anticipate issues related to the format or requirements of this course, please meet with your instructor to discuss ways to ensure your full participation in the course. If you determine that formal, disability-related accommodations are necessary, it is very important that you be registered with Disability Resources (621-3268; drc.arizona.edu). You should notify your instructor of your eligibility for reasonable accommodations by Friday, September 5. You and your instructor can then plan how best to coordinate your accommodations.
Students withdrawing from the course: If you withdraw from the course by September 19, the course will be deleted from your enrollment record. If you withdraw from the course by October 17, you will receive a grade of W. The University allows withdraws after October 17, but only with the Dean's signature. Late withdraws will be dealt with on a case by case basis, and requests for late withdraw with a W without a valid reason may or may not be honored.
Incompletes: The grade of I will be awarded if all the following conditions are met:
1. The student has completed all but a small portion of the required work.
2. The student has scored at least 50% on the work completed.
3. The student has a valid reason for not completing the course on time.
4. The student agrees to make up the material in a short period of time.
5. The student asks for the incomplete before grades are due, 48 hours after the final exam.
Computing Resources: Information about using computers on campus, setting up a UA email account, and computer support can be found at http://www.oscr.arizona.edu. A list and map of open access computing facilities on campus can be found at http://www.oscr.arizona.edu/maps.
Instructions for WebAssign: To create an account for our class go to http://webassign.net, click on the Log-In button, then click on the "I Have a Class Key" button, and type in the class key which will be given to you in class. You must do this even if you have used WebAssign in the past or are using it for another course this semester. There is a 14-day grace period (from the first day of classes) before you must purchase your access code for our class. Each time you log-in, you will see a reminder.
K. Lux / Department of Mathematics / University of Arizona / last revised 18th of August, 2008