Bahar Acu

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     Upcoming Teaching

Fall 2019: No teaching

Winter 2020:

  • Math 306 Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics

Spring 2020:

  • Math 250 Elementary Differential Equations
  • Math 300 Foundations of Higher Mathematics

 

      Does the word proof give you nightmares and need a bedtime story?

      Then you might enjoy this Mathematical Fable and its Moral.

 

     Awards & Honors & Mentoring in Teaching:

  • USC Theodore E. Harris Teaching Prize in Mathematics, Spring 2014
  • University Outstanding TA Award Nominee, 2015, USC
  • Teaching mentor of the incoming PhD students, August 2014, USC
  • Teaching mentor of the incoming PhD students, August 2015, USC
  • TA coordinator for Math 224, Winter 2018, Northwestern University

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Courses taught

 

Northwestern University

  • MATH 220, Differential Calculus of One-Variable Functions (two sections), Fall 2017
  • MATH 224, Integral Calculus of One Variable Functions (two sections), Winter 2018
  • MATH 240: Linear Algebra (two sections), Fall 2018
  • MATH 234: Multiple Integration and Vector Calculus (two sections), Winter 2019

 

University of Southern California

  • MATH 040x Basic Mathematical Skills*, Spring 2015

 

Santa Monica College

  • MATH 2 Precalculus, Summer 2016
  • MATH 85 Algebra, Winter 2017
  • MATH 2 Precalculus, Spring 2017
  • MATH 7 Calculus I, Spring 2017
  • MATH 2 Precalculus, Summer 2017

 

*This course is the only course offered in USC Math Department where select graduate assistants are given the opportunity to teach.

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Teaching assistantships

 

University of Southern California (USC)**

  • MATH 117 Introduction to Mathematics for Business and Economics
  • MATH 118 Fundamental Principles of the Calculus
  • MATH 125 Calculus I
  • MATH 126 Calculus II
  • MATH 225 Linear Algebra and Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MATH 425b Fundamental Concepts of Analysis
  • MATH 434 Geometry and Transformations
  • MATH 435 Vector Analysis and Introduction to Differential Geometry
  • MATH 440 Topology
  • MATH 475 Introduction to Theory of Complex Variables
  • MATH 520 Complex Analysis
  • MATH 535 Differential Geometry
  • MATH 574 Applied Matrix Analysis

 

Middle East Technical University (METU)***

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I for Engineering and Sciences
  • Calculus II for Engineering and Sciences
  • Calculus III for Engineering and Sciences

 

**Teaching load for teaching assistants at USC: 6 hours of discussions per week and grading of quizzes, assignments and midterms.

***Teaching load for teaching assistants at METU: 4 hours of recitations per week and grading of quizzes and midterms.

 

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Useful Northwestern Resources

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