Kitzeln Siebert


The following information comes from the named instructor and should describe characteristics general to courses as taught by this instructor. Individual sections of specific courses will deviate from this description in some respects.

Class Format

Face-to-face sections

Typical class involves lecture to support the theory and Socratic discussion of exercises.  Student participation is encouraged.  The focus of classroom discussion is building metaphorical connections to student’s life experience.

Resource Use

Textbooks

Students will reference the textbook for extra example and homework exercises.  When possible, students will use an online text book.

Calculators

Depending on the class students may be required to use a scientific calculator or a graphing calculator. 

Computer software

Depending on the class students may be required to use mathematical software including but not limited to: Statcrunch, Mathematica, excel, or minitab.

Online homework

Most classes will be required to complete online homework before each class.

Assessment

Most classes will have 4 or 5 unit exams, a final and a homework grade.  Some classes may be required to complete a course project.

Homework Policy

No late homework, no extensions.

Attendance Policy

Students that miss a test will have that test dropped and replaced with the score on the final.  Attendance is not part of the grade calculation.

Availability

Daily office hours in the morning or afternoon.  Email replies within 24 hours or less.