Math 1700

Fall 2017


Mobius Strip

In this class it is expected that students will do the following:

  1. Spend adequate time outside class on Math 1700. You should expect to spend at least 2-3 hours outside class for each 50 minutes in class. Often more than 3 hours is required to learn the material.
  2. Read all assigned sections in the text and do all other assigned material.
  3. Attempt all assigned homework problems.
  4. Know what happens in class every day.
  5. Ask and answer questions in class.
  6. When group work is required, work as a member of the team.
  7. Read all comments on corrected papers.
  8. Use pencil on all quizzes and tests.


Expectations of the instructor:

  1. Make expectations clear.
  2. Give and use a reasonable grading policy.
  3. Get exams, quizzes, and homework back in a reasonable time.
  4. Be available to help students.
  5. Allow student feedback, assessment, on the class throughout the semester.
  6. Set a level of expectation that is adequate to prepare students for future classes. This needs to be attainable for students who are prepared for Math 1700.
  7. Give students direction on what material must be learned.


Jay Treiman: jay.treiman at