Math 1226:
Calculus of a Single Variable

**Fall 2017**

MW 2.30 – 3.45 PM & R
2.00 – 2.50 PM

Goodwin 155 & Goodwin 135

**Instructor:** Mandy
Welch

**E-mail:** welcha1@vt.edu

**Office: **565A McBryde

**Office Hours:**

Office hours
will be held M 1.00 – 2.00 PM and W 1.00 PM – 2.00 PM, 4.30 PM
– 5.30 PM.

Other hours may be scheduled by appointment.

If you need additional help beyond office hours, you may hire a
private tutor by sending an email to math_tutors-g@vt.edu
indicating your specific needs or attend the free tutoring lab in the Math
Emporium.

**Text: ***Calculus: Early Transcendentals*, Stewart, Edition 8E with WebAssign
access.

**Prerequisites****:** The
prerequisite is Math 1225 (minimum grade of C-) or an equivalent course

**Important Websites:**

¥ The Math 1226 course webpage may be found at: http://www.math.vt.edu/courses/math1226

¥ Information particular to this section may be found on its Canvas
page. I will post assignments and announcements on the Canvas page so make sure
to check it daily.

**Grade Breakdown**: The following components will
determine your final grade:

á
Midterm
Exams 48% (There are three midterm exams, each of which count 16%)

á
Final
Exam 25% (12.5% multiple choice, 12.5% free response)

á
WebAssign
Quizzes 7%

á
Homework
15%

á
Classwork
5%

A 90% will
guarantee a grade of at least A-, 80% a B-, 70% a C-, and 60% a D-.

**Attendance and
Communication:** Attendance will be taken. Students are responsible for all
announcements made in class. Students are also responsible for information
delivered via Canvas or email.

**Grading Appeals:** Specific grading disputes (points
totaled incorrectly, partial credit appeals, missing assignments on Canvas, etc.)
should be brought to my attention within one week of return of the
assignment. Coming to me within
this period does not guarantee a grade change, only my consideration. Appeals outside of this timeframe will
not be considered.

**Exams:** There will
be three in-class exams and a common time final exam.

You must take tests on the specified date. Usually, makeup exams
will not be given. If a student misses an exam for reasons that are serious,
unavoidable, and beyond the student's control, the situation will be handled on
an individual basis. When possible, the student should notify the teacher
before missing the work.

The
final exam is a required class meeting that will not be rescheduled for
discretionary reasons, including conflicts with work schedules, conflicts with
classes and exams at other colleges, and travel plans. The common time final
exam will be held on Monday, December 18 from 1.05 – 3.05 PM.

**WebAssign:** Each week you will be assigned a
number of WebAssign quizzes. At the end of the semester your lowest two WebAssign
quiz grades will be dropped.

**Homework: **There will be a written homework
assignment due (roughly) each week. The due date and assignment will be posted
on Canvas. Unspecified problems will be graded. You are encouraged to work
together on homework assignments; however, your final write-up must be done
independently. Homework will be collected at the beginning of class and will be
considered late if you turn it in after it has been collected. No late
assignments will be accepted, but I will accept homework that is turned in
early. Your lowest homework score will be dropped.

**Classwork: **During class I will assign
problems or worksheets for you to complete. Sometimes I will collect these
problems and grade them. I encourage you to work with other students, but your
final write up must be your own work. You must attend class to complete the
classwork. No late classwork will be accepted. Your lowest classwork score will
be dropped.

**Basic Skills Review:** The Department of Mathematics
encourages each student enrolled in Math 1226 to take, at the beginning of the
term, an online Basic Skills Review covering basic concepts from Math 1225.

Practice problems will be available to students enrolled
in Math 1226. To access practice problems
click on the ``Practice for Basic Skills Review" button in the menu on the
left of the Math 1226 homepage. Once you are logged in, choose ``Math 1226
(Calculus of a Single Variable)(CRN)" and then choose the Available Unit
``Practice - Math 1226 Basic Skills (401)". The practice Basic Skills
problems are constructed identically to the actual Basic Skills Review
problems. The actual Basic Skills
Review will be available to all students enrolled in Math 1226 on the first day
of classes by clicking on ``Start Basic Skills Review" on the Math 1226
homepage. The deadline for completing the Basic Skills Review is midnight on Wednesday,
September 6.

**Caution:** If you are not on the class roll
that comes out after the last ÒaddÓ date, immediately check your schedule and
start attending the proper section. For no foreseeable reason (computer and
registrar personnel mistakes included) will you be allowed to stay in the wrong
section or to drop the section for which you are actually enrolled. By simply
attending a section, you will not be placed on its roll.

**Honor Code: **All assignments and
tests submitted will be considered graded work and must be completed on an
individual basis. No consultation is permitted on tests and in-class quizzes.
Homework and WebAssign quizzes may be discussed with other students as well as
with the instructor; however, in writing up an assignment to be handed in or in
submitting solutions on a WebAssign quiz, each student works alone (without
other students or other students' papers) and certifies that what is written
and/or submitted accurately represents the student's own understanding of the
material expressed in the student's own words. In working, or in preparing to
work, homework problems, classwork problems, and WebAssign quiz problems,
students may not consult partial or complete solutions of the problems that
have been prepared by anyone else. The prohibited solutions include, but are
not limited to, solutions by current or former teachers or students at VT or
elsewhere, whether these solutions are posted on the web or available from
other sources. The honor code applies to all graded work in this course.

The Undergraduate Honor Code pledge that each member of the
university community agrees to abide by states: "As a Hokie, I will
conduct myself with honor and integrity at all times. I will not lie, cheat, or
steal, nor will I accept the actions of those who do."

Students enrolled in this course are responsible for abiding by
the Honor Code. A student who has doubts about how the Honor Code applies to
any assignment is responsible for obtaining specific guidance from the course
instructor before submitting the assignment for evaluation. Ignorance of the
rules does not exclude any member of the University community from the requirements
and expectations of the Honor Code. For additional information about the Honor
Code, please visit: https://www.honorsystem.vt.edu/

**Disability Statement: **If you need adaptations or accommodations because
of a documented disability, if you have emergency medical information to share
with me, or if you need special arrangements in case the building must be
evacuated, please make an appointment with me as soon as possible.

**Classroom Courtesy Statement: **You and your
classmates are here to learn, and that happens best in an atmosphere of mutual
respect with freedom from distractions and disturbances. All of us should abide
by the Virginia Tech Principles of Community.