MTH 338: Non-Euclidean Geometry
Winter 2020


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Tevian Dray
Tevian's schedule Office hours: MWF 2:15–2:45 PM & F 10:30–11:30 in Kidder 298A and by appt
Phone: (541) 737-5159
Email: tevian at math dot oregonstate dot edu
Class Meetings:
MWF 1–1:50 PM in Bexl 416 StAg 113
Texts:
Wallace & West, Roads to Geometry (RG)
Krause, Taxicab Geometry (TG)
Website: http://oregonstate.edu/~drayt/MTH338
Check the website frequently for announcements.
Homework:
There will be weekly homework of several types: traditional problems, lab reports, reading assignments, and writing assignments.
All written work will be marked on both content and presentation.
Exams:
There will be an in-class midterm at a time to be announced.
Grades:
Your grade will be based equally on the term paper, the midterm, and the other assignments.
A substantial fraction of the required written work will be corrected but not graded.
A description of some criteria that I will use to evaluate written work can be found here.
Learning Outcomes:
MTH 338 is a Writing Intensive Curriculum (WIC) course in the Baccalaureate Core. Oregon State University prescribes the following learning outcomes for such courses:
Students with Disabilities:
Accommodations are collaborative efforts between students, faculty and Disability Access Services (DAS). Students with accommodations approved through DAS should contact me prior to or during the first week of the term to discuss accommodations. Students who believe they are eligible for accommodations but who have not yet obtained approval through DAS should contact DAS immediately. Further information is available on the DAS website.

tevian at math dot oregonstate dot edu