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Dr. Gary S. Stoudt

Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department

Address

314 Stright Hall
Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
210 S. Tenth Street
Indiana, PA 15705
U.S.A.

E-mail:

gsstoudt@iup.edu

Office Phone

724-357-4764 (email is best)

Schedule of Courses, Fall 2022

MATH 217.002 Probability and Statistics MWF 9:10 - 10:00 Stright 112A
MATH 217.005 Probability and Statistics MWF 1:30 - 2:20 Stright 220
MATH 217.007 Probability and Statistics TR 9:35 - 10:50 Stright 112A
MAED 561.801 Discrete Mathematics for Elementary/Middle Level Teachers Online Online

Office Hours, Fall 2022

MWF 10:00 - 11:00, TR 11:00 - 12:00 and by appointment

Final Exams, Fall 2022

MATH 217.002 Wednesday, December 7 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Stright 112A
MATH 217.005 Wednesday, December 7 12:40 - 2:40 p.m. Stright 220
MATH 217.007 Thursday, December 8 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Stright 112A
MAED 561.801 Online Online Online

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)

SMBC Comics on a liberal education

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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