Analysis for Teachers

Spring 2020

Time and place:  Monday, Wednesday at 5:30 PM in Math, room 4130

Introduction: The course will be concerned with the real numbers and functions of real numbers as well as derivatives and integrals of such functions.   The goal will be to give the students the necessary background to be good teachers, particularly calculus teachers

  Text Book: Understanding Analysis by Stephen Abbott, second edition, Springer, 2015

Instructor: Prof. David Ebin
Math Tower 5-107
tel. 632-8283
E-mail: ebin@math.stonybrook.edu
Office Hours: M. and W. 4:30-5:30 or by appointment
Student Lecture: Each student will be required to give a lecture on a topic chosen through consultation with the instructor.  Also students will be expected to participate in class discussions.

 Homework: Homework will be assigned every week. There may be both problem and reading assignments  Doing the homework is a fundamental part of the course work.  Problems should be handed in in lecture, and reading assignments should be completely in time for the appropriate lecture to facilitate class discussions.
1st assignment:  Exercise 1.2.1a, 1.2.3abcde, 1.2.4, 1.2.7a, 1.2.8, 1.2.12, 1.3.2c, 1.3.7, 1.3.10a  due   Feb. 3

2nd assignment: Exercise 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.6ab, 1.5.4, 1.5.5, 1.5.7, 1.5.9  due February 10

3rd assignment: Exercise 1.5.10a, 1.5.11, 1.6.2, 1.6.4 due February 17 

4th assignment: Exercise 2.2.2ab, 2.2.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.3, 2.3.6, 2.3.11 due February 24

5th assignment: Exercise 2.4.1, 2.4.3, 2.4.5, 2.4.6, 2.4.8ab, 2.4.9 due March 2
6th assignment: Exercise 2.5.1ab, 2.5.2abc, 2.5.5, 2.7.1a, 2.7.2ab, 2.7.7 due March 9
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Grading Policy: The overall numerical grade will be computed by the formula   30% Homework + 20 % Student Lecture + 50% Final Exam   

Final Exam: Wednesday, May 13, 8:30pm-11:00pm

N. B. Use of calculators is not permitted in any of the examinations.

  Special Needs: 
If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out assigned course work, I would urge you to contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office (DDS), Room 113, humanities, 632-6748/TTD.  DSS will review your concerns and determine, with you, what accommodations are necessary and appropriate.  All information and documentation of disabilities is confidential.