Date |
▢ work is due by 11:55pm on ASULearn unless noted otherwise |

13 Jan - Thur |
▢ course and LaTeX intro interactive video slides
▢ read LaTeX software and compile template1.tex ▢ read the syllabus |

20 Jan - Thur |
▢ examine
Appalachian's Career Development Center upcoming events
▢ read the capstone project ▢ selection of preliminary topic for capstone project: first-come, first-served ▢ introductions and careers (post and reply) |

27 Jan - Thur |
▢ finding and evaluating quality sources
▢ (optional but recommended) make a RAP appointment with the Library for help with your research ▢ reflection on finding and evaluating quality sources |

3 Feb - Thur | ▢ instructions and template for part 1 of the course project
▢ (optional but recommended) meet with me to discuss progress and challenges ▢ submit PDF of LaTeX'ed part 1 of the course project |

7 Feb - Mon | ▢ Project 1 presentation due in 4140 2-2:50pm |

10 Feb - Thur | ▢ read "How to write mathematics" by Paul Halmos. L'Enseignement Mathematique 16 (1970), 123-152.
▢ reflection on how to write mathematics |

17 Feb - Thur | ▢ instructions and template for part 2 of the course project
▢ submit PDF of LaTeX'ed part 2 of the course project |

24 Feb - Thur | ▢ read "Some Guidelines for Good Mathematical Writing" by Francis Edward Su. MAA Focus August/September 2015, 20-22.
▢ reflection on good mathematical writing ▢ (optional but recommended) meet with me to discuss progress and challenges |

3 Mar - Thur | ▢ read general education courses and goals at Appalachian
▢ capstone survey |

17 Mar - Thur | ▢ skim LaTeX mathematical symbols and test some of them
▢ read through the capstone project rubric ▢ begin work on the 1st draft by modifying the paper template |

23 Mar - Wed | ▢ Project 2 presentation due in 4140 2-2:50pm |

24 Mar - Thur | ▢ (optional but recommended) take a draft to the writing center
▢ (optional but recommended) meet with me to discuss progress and challenges or send me and update on the need help forum |

31 Mar - Thur | ▢ submit PDF of 1st draft of the capstone project |

7 Apr - Thur | ▢ introduction to beamer interactive video slides
▢ peer review or, if not available, take a draft to the writing center (TBA) |

14 Apr - Thur | ▢ read "How to give a good 20 minute math talk" by William T. Ross
▢ look through "How to give a talk" by Tammy Kolda ▢ in 4140, look back at "How to Create Your Own Universe in Three Easy Steps" by Lawrence Brenton. Math Horizons April 2011, pp. 5-9.
▢ reflect on communication in these |

18 Apr - Mon | ▢ Project 3 presentation is due in 4140 2-2:50 |

21 Apr - Thur | ▢ submit PDF of 2nd draft of the capstone project
▢ begin LaTeX beamer for presentation by modifying the beamer template |

27 Apr - Wed | ▢ Share your final project idea or title in 4140 2-2:50 |

29 Apr - Thur | ▢ Final Presentation due in 4140 by 2pm
▢ (optional but recommended) take a draft to the writing center |

5 May - Thur | ▢ submit PDF of final paper |