AMS5, Winter 2014, Section 01: General Information

  • Textbook: (required)
  • Grading: The course work will be weigthed as follows: Quizzes 40%, Midterm 30%, Final 30%. A 5% bonus will be added to the final grade of students that attend the sections actively and regularly.

  • There will be one midterm (30%, 02/06/14) and one final (30%, Fr 03/21/14 12:00 - 3:00)

  • Quizzes

    • There will be six quizzes that will be held in class on: 01/21/14; 01/28/14; 02/18/14; 02/25/14; 03/04/14 and 03/11/14 . The first four quizzes are mandatory, the last two are optional.

    • There will be no make-up for quizes. Out of the six quizzes, your two lowest scores will be dropped to allow for ANY event that might prevent you from taking a particular quiz.

  • Homework: There will be regular homework assignements, which will mostly consist of exercises from the textbook. Homework will not be collected. The problems in the quizzes will be very similar to homework problems, if not exactly the same. The solutions to the homework will be discussed in the sections.

  • Sections: Attendance to the sections is mandatory. Quizzes and exams will be returned ONLY during sections. There will be a 5% bonus over the total final score that will be assigned by the TAs to students that attend regularly and participate in the disussions.
    • Aya Furutani: W 5:00 - 6:10 Kresge 327; Th 8:30 - 9:40 Kresge 327
    • Ariana Hedges: M 9:30 - 10:40 Kresge 327; M 2:00 - 3:10 Kresge 327
    • Ryan Moll: F 8:00 - 9:10 Kresge 327; F 12:30 - 1:40 E2 192
  • Grades for quizzes and tests will posted in eCommons. Please check regularly and contact the TA of your section if you find any missing or erroneous information.
  • Office Hours:
    • Bruno Sanso: M 11:30 - 12:30; Th 11:00 - 12:00
    • Aya Furutani: M1 -2; W 2 - 3 BE 312 C/D
    • Ariana Hedges: Tu, Th 12:45 - 1:45 BE 312 C/D
    • Ryan Moll: F 2 - 4, E2 480