Course Descriptions/Learning Objectives:
The course will introduce two software packages that are commonly used in Mathematics. The first is the Mathematical Typesetting language LaTeX. After learning the basics of typesetting mathematics with LaTeX the class will show how to:
Prerequisites: Calculus 1.
Grading: Grades will be based on hand in assigments, projects, and attendance. Final grades will be assigned according to the average as:
Submitting Homework and Projects:
material should be submitted via a zip file email attachment with the
name hw#_StudentName.zip to firstname.lastname@example.org
Homework or projects may be group or individual. On individual
work, you are expected and encouraged to discuss problems with others.
the work you turn in must be completely your own. Sharing or copying
penalized. For group work, one solution should be turned in
representing the combined efforts of the group.
Due dates/Makeup exams
If you are unable to take an exam due to an excused absence, you
must contact me prior
to the exam time and furnish the proper written verification of the
absence as defined by the MU
undergraduate catalog in order to take a
make-up exam. Excused absences, as defined by the MU
catalog, fall into three categories: (1) university sponsored
activities; (2) absences as a result of illness or death in the family;
(3) absences resulting from major religious holidays. Consult the
catalog for details. Extensions for homework and projects must be made
in advance of the due date.
Documented learning disabilities:
Accomodations will be made to assist students with documented learning disabilities. Students should make arrangements with the Help center to provide the instructor with a notice of accomodation.