Modeling Projects

MATH-42039/52039
Spring 2018, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 11am -- 11:50am; MSB 158

Instructor: Jing Li
Office: 360 Mathematics and Computer Science Building
Phone: (330) 672-9111
E-mail: li@math.kent.edu
Office hours: Mon/Wed/Thur: 12pm--1:40pm.

This course involves individual and small-group projects concerned with the formulation and analysis of mathematical models in a variety of areas. It mostly follows a seminar format. Students are required to give oral presentations on the specified topics, and submit written reports. This course satisfies the Experiential Learning Requirement, and is a Writing Intensive Course.

Prerequisite
MATH 42031.

Textbook
Reading materials will be assigned during the course.

Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes of this course can be found through the link Learning Outcomes .

Requirements
Students will be assigned topics/projects to present/discuss in class, and submit written reports after each topic. The grade on this course will be determined by the performance of student in-class presentation/discussion and the written reports.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT: The official registration deadline for this course is January 21, 2018.  University policy requires all students to be officially registered in each class they are attending.  Students who are not officially registered for a course by published deadlines should not be attending classes and will not receive credit or a grade for the course.  Each student must confirm enrollment by checking his/her class schedule (using Student Tools in FlashFast) prior to the deadline indicated.  Registration errors must be corrected prior to the deadline.

The last day to withdraw is March 25, 2018.   Other important Registrar dates can be found at http://www.kent.edu/registrar/registrar-dates-term.

STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY POLICY: University policy 3342-3-01.3 requires that students with disabilities be provided reasonable accommodations to ensure their equal access to course content.  If you have a documented disability and require accommodations, please contact the instructor at the beginning of the semester to make arrangements for necessary classroom adjustments.  Please note, you must first verify your eligibility for these through Student Accessibility Services (contact 330-672-3391 or visit www.kent.edu/sas for more information on registration procedures).

ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY AND PROCEDURES REGARDING STUDENT CHEATING AND PLAGIARISM: University policy 3342-3-01.8 deals with the problem of academic dishonesty, cheating, and plagiarism. None of these will be tolerated in this class. The sanctions provided in this policy will be used to deal with any violations. For more information, refer to http://www.kent.edu/plagiarism/