(Due Thursday, 5/22/14, at the start of class). Imagine that you are invited to speak on the first day of MAT 2680, to give advice to entering students. Write at least three sentences responding to one or two 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?
Extra Credit. Respond to someone else’s comment. Do you agree? disagree? Have anything to add?