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Online tutoring provided this summer. Please see details in the announcement.

Math Study Groups

Announcements

We hope you had a successful spring semester! The fall schedule will be posted by August 24th and sessions will begin August 26th.

GSG Employment - FALL 2020

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Guided Study Group leader! Vacancies are Chem 110, 210; Econ 102,  104; Math 34, 140, 141, 140E, 200/201; Phys 211, 212, 250; Stat 200 and 250. Apply through Penn State jobs or through the following link https://www.myworkday.com/psu/d/inst/15$392530/9925$13577.htmld . For additional information contact bed156@psu.edu.

 

Click here for the full GSG session schedule.  Also, please consult your faculty and TAs during office hours.


Tutorial assistance for the courses below can be obtained by participating in Guided Study Groups (GSG). GSG sessions are free and are lead two to three times a week by an undergraduate peer leader, who has previously met success in the course. GSG sessions are held during the fall and spring semesters. For assistance during summer sessions, please refer to our “TUTORING” tab for information and hours.

MATH 022 - Algebra II and Analytical Geometry (3)
Relations, functions, graphs; polynomial, rational functions, graphs; word problems; nonlinear inequalities; inverse functions; exponential, logarithmic functions; conic sections; simultaneous equations.

MATH 034 - Problem Solving (3)
Concepts in problem solving; reducing new problems to old ones; techniques for attacking problems; building mathematical models.

MATH 110 - Techniques of Calculus I (4)
Functions, graphs, derivatives, integrals, techniques of differentiation and integration, exponentials, improper integrals, applications.

MATH 140 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4)
Functions, limits; analytic geometry; derivatives, differentials, applications; integrals, applications.

MATH 140B - Calculus and Biology I (4)
Functions, limits, analytic geometry; derivatives, differentials, applications from biology.

MATH 140E: Calculus with Engineering Applications I (4)
Functions; limits; analytic geometry; derivatives; differentials, applications; integrals, applications.

MATH 141 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4)
Derivatives, integrals, applications; sequences and series; analytic geometry; polar coordinates.

MATH 141B - Calculus and Biology II (4)
Derivatives, integrals, applications from biology; sequences and series; analytic geometry; polar coordinates.

MATH 141E: Calculus with Engineering Applications II (4)
Integration, applications; sequences and series; parametric equations, application.

MATH 200 - Problem Solving in Mathematics (3)
Fundamental concepts of arithmetic and geometry, including problem solving, number systems, and elementary number theory. For elementary and special education teacher certification candidates only.

MATH 201 - Problem Solving in Mathematics II (3)
A continuation of MATH 200, this course studies the foundations of elementary school mathematics with an emphasis on problem solving.

Contact Information:

Dr. Brendaly Drayton
Scholar in Residence -Learning Communities
Office Location: 212A Boucke
814-863-6313 or bed156@psu.edu

 

Dr. Kaitlin Quigley
Coordinator, Guided Study Groups Program
Office Location: 212B Boucke
814-865-6779 or kag317@psu.edu

 

Gerald Hinerman
Guided Study Groups Math Coordinator
Office Location: 212 Boucke
814-863-8183 or gqh5126@psu.edu


814-865-1841 (Student Receptionist – 220 Boucke Building)