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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 2021 (fingers crossed)

MATH 100.007 Intermediate Algebra TR 12:30 - 1:45 Stabley 102A
MATH 125.001 Calculus I MWF 9:20 - 10:10 STRGT 327
MATH 125.002 Calculus I MWF 10:40 - 11:30 STRGT 327
MATH 217.H03 Probability and Statistics MWF 12:30 - 1:20 STRGT 220
MAED 611 Algebra for Secondary Teachers online online

Office Hours, Fall 2021

MWF 1:30 - 2:30, TR 10:00 - 11:00 and by appointment

Final Exams, Fall 2021

MATH 100.007 Thursday, December 9 10:15am - 12:15pm Stabley 102A
MATH 125.001 Wednesday, December 8 8:00 - 10:00am STRGT 327
MATH 125.002 Friday, December 10 10:15am - 12:15pm STRGT 327
MATH 217.H03 Friday, December 10 12:30 - 2:20 PM STRGT 220
MAED 611 Check D2L for details TBA 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)

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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