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Dr. Gary S. Stoudt

Mathematics Department

Address

314 Stright Hall
Mathematics Department
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
210 S. Tenth Street
Indiana, PA 15705
U.S.A.

E-mail:

Gary.Stoudt@iup.edu

Office Phone

724-357-4764

Schedule of Courses, Spring, 2018

MATH 350.W01 History of Mathematics MWF 9:05-9:55 STRGT 202
MATH 101.002 Foundations of Mathematics MWF 11:15-12:05 STRGT 232
MATH 271.W01 Introduction to Mathematical Proofs I MWF 12:20-1:10 STRGT 202
AWA Acting Assistant Chairperson

Office Hours, Spring, 2018

Monday 10:00-11:00
Tuesday 10:00-11:00
Wednesday 10:00-11:00
Thursday 10:00-11:00
Friday 10:00-11:00
and by appointment
Note that I am serving as Acting Assistant Chairperson in the Spring, so I may be unavailable because of meetings, etc.

Final Exams, Spring 2018

MATH 271.W01 Monday, May 7 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. STRGT 202
MATH 350.W01 Wednesday, May 9 8:00 a.m. 10:0 a.m. STRGT 202
MATH 101.002 Wednesday, May 9 10:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. STRGT 232

Links to Course Materials

Mathematica Courseware Catalog

Convergence

Professional Interests

History of mathematics, Banach spaces, sequence spaces.
My dissertation adviser is A. K. Snyder.

Personal Interests

Here is a list of websites, useful and otherwise. Also, try a bit of philosophy.

"It just shows what can be done by taking a little trouble," said Eeyore. "Do you see, Pooh? Do you see, Piglet? Brains first and then Hard Work...."
In Which A House Is Built at Pooh Corner for Eeyore, from The House at Pooh Corner, A. A. Milne.

For mathematics students:

Don't just read it; fight it! Ask your own questions, look for your own examples, discover your own proofs. Is the hypothesis necessary? Is the converse true? What happens in the classical special case? What about the degenerate cases? Where does the proof use the hypothesis?
Paul Halmos, I Want to be a Mathematician

For all students:

Culture is activity of thought, and receptiveness to beauty and humane feeling.... A merely well-informed man is the most useless bore on God's earth.
Alfred North Whitehead, Aims of Education and Other Essays (1929)

For teachers:

Teaching is the communication of the process of investigation rather than a listing of ideas--not a new idea, not a complicated idea, but a widely ignored one nonetheless.
Roger L. Welsch, "Mock Apple Pie: The Conventional Teacher in an Unconventional Educational Program"

 

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