Assignment (due Monday, July 2nd). Imagine that you are invited to speak on the first day of MAT 1180, to give advice to entering students. Write a paragraph responding to one of the following, describing what you would tell them.
- What do you wish that you had been told at the start of this class, to help you succeed?
- Choose one topic in the course that is especially challenging. Identify it, and give advice to students trying to master that topic.
- What is the most important prior knowledge (not taught in the class) that you need in order to succeed? Why is it important?
- Would you recommend taking the class in the summertime? Why or why not?
Extra Credit. Respond to someone else’s comment. Do you agree? disagree? Have anything to add?