Distinguished Professor Emeritus
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC, USA 29303
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New!! The PBL site linked below has now been translated into Romanian. Click to access the Romanian version.
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Project-Based Instruction in Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
Here are documents from courses I taught in recent years. For course-specific information, click the course of interest:
SMTH 102 Elementary Statistics syllabus. [Links for MAYMESTER: MAY syllabus, MAY assignments, MAY portfolio list]
SMTH 121/121A College Algebra (121A is theTime Augmented version of SMTH 121) Fall/Spring syllabus
SMTH 121/121A SUMMER 2008 syllabus ALGEBRA RULES
SMTH 122 Calculus for Management and Social Sciences syllabus.
SMTH 127 Trigonometry syllabus.
SMTH 340 Mathematical Structures and Proof syllabus Logic handout Tentative assignment list
SMTH 531 Foundations of Geometry syllabus. Portfolio list.
College notes on classroom behavior
If you need assistance, the Math Tutoring Lab is in Hodge 242.
A representative project-based course: SMTH 120A syllabus
Frequently asked questions about how SMTH 120 was conducted
MayMester SMTH 120 representative syllabus. If you are thinking of registering and wondering if you have the time to devote to the course, try the First Application of Math. It will be given in class on the first day.
Some links I find helpful:
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