James Jones, Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics & Sciences Division,
Richland Community College
This document contains the highlights from the syllabus and is presented as a way of saving paper for those who prefer to read the syllabus online. You are responsible for all information in the complete syllabus, which is available on the instructor's website or by request.
Course Meeting Information
Section 01 meets from 1:15 to 2:40 pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in room S137.
The WebAssign class key for this course is: richland 4100 1421
James Jones, Professor of Mathematics.
Phone: 875-7211, ext 490
I spend most of my office hours in the classroom, room S137. This allows me to help students with their assignments, homework, projects, exams, and questions.
- Monday: 9:00-9:30 am, 10:45-10:55 am, 12:50-1:15 pm, 2:45-2:55 pm, 4:15-4:30 pm
- Wednesday: 9:00-9:30 am, 10:45-10:55 am, 12:50-1:15 pm, 2:45-2:55 pm, 4:15-4:30 pm
- Friday: 9:00-9:30 am, 10:45-10:55 am, 12:50-1:15 pm, 2:45-2:55 pm
There is a textbook and an electronic homework package required for this course. The electronic package also includes an electronic version of the textbook and you do not have to buy a printed textbook if you want to go completely electronic.
- Essential Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 2nd edition. James Stewart. Copyright 2013, Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning. ISBN-13 978-1-133-11228-0 (Required textbook, but printed version is optional)
- Enhanced WebAssign Homework and eBook LOE Instant Access for Multi Term Math and Science, 1st Edition. ISBN13: 978-1-285-18421-0 (Required – can also be purchased within WebAssign)
The two items above can be bundled together for cost savings.
- ePack: Essential Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 2nd + Enhanced WebAssign Homework and eBook LOE Instant Access for Multi Term Math and Science. ISBN-13: 978-1-285-94067-0 (Required)
Letter grades will be assigned to final adjusted scores as follows:
A: 90-100% B: 80 - 89% C: 70-79% D: 60-69% F: below 60%
- 50.0% of your grade will be based on work conducted in the Enhanced WebAssign online homework and grading system
- 25.0% of your grade will be based on in-class, paper and pencil exams
- 12.5% of your grade will be based on quizzes
- 12.5% of your grade will be based on projects
Highlights from Syllabus
- You are responsible for all information given in class, even if you are absent.
- Assignments are due at the beginning of the class period on their due date.
- Late assignments lose 20% of their value for every class period late.
- Quizzes may not be made up.
- No late work will be accepted after the final.
- The student must notify the instructor when late work is submitted.
- You may be dropped if you miss two consecutive days without communicating with the instructor.
- You need to bring your TI-8x graphing calculator every day.