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Frank Daniels, PhD
Mathematics/Computing/Science Professor; Poet Laureate; Philosopher-in-Residence

 

"We're less popular than Adolf Hitler right now." — Len Johnson

 

 

Contact Information

Office Location: GBC 121, Ely Center
Phone:775.289.3589
Email:gretinski(a)gmail.com
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Personal Website:http://cot.gbcnv.edu/~fdaniels/fdaniels/
BLOG:http://gblogcity.blogspot.com/
Other:First Generation Page

Office Hours

  • Monday: online as needed
  • Tuesday: online as needed
  • Wednesday: online as needed
  • Thursday: online as needed
  • Friday: online as needed

Education

  • PhD, University of Florida, 1994

 

Recommended Reading

  • Price Guide to the Beatles American Records, 6th Ed, Cox/Daniels
  • Collector's Guide to Cookbooks, Daniels
  • A Spaniard in the Works, John Lennon
  • A Wrinkle in Time, Madeline L'Engle
  • Beatles for Sale on Parlophone Records, Bruce Spizer & Frank Daniels
  • Cat of Many Tails, Ellery Queen

 

Recommended Web Links



 

Interests
  • Collecting (everything but dust); Writing (stories, songs, ... , even reports)
Memberships
  • Nevada Faculty Alliance; National Geographic Society
Honors and Awards
  • Sustaining Member of Phi Beta Kappa Society; Presidential Teaching Award, 2004


Classes

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MATH 095
Title:Elementary Algebra
My Comments:Fall, 2015:

online through WebCampus
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MATH 127
Title:Precalculus II
Catalog Description: Topics include circular functions, their graphs, and applications; trigonometric identities and equations; conic sections; vectors; sequences and mathematical induction.
My Comments:Fall, 2015:

online through WebCampus
Syllabus link
MATH 182
Title:Calculus II
Catalog Description: A continuation of MATH 181. The course covers transcendental functions, methods of integration, conic sections, sequences and series, and vectors.
My Comments:Fall, 2015:

online OUTSIDE OF WebCampus
Syllabus link
MATH 310
Title:Introduction to Analysis I
Catalog Description: A re-examination of the calculus of functions of one-variable: real numbers, convergence, continuity, differentiation, and integration.
My Comments:Fall, 2015, independent study
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MATH 330
Title:Linear Algebra
Catalog Description: An introduction to linear algebra, including matrices and linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. It is recommended that students have completed prerequisites within three years of enrolling in this course.
My Comments:Fall, 2015, independent study
Syllabus link
PHIL 102
Title:Critical Thinking and Reasoning
Catalog Description: Covers non-symbolic introduction to logical thinking in everyday life, law, politics, science, advertising; common fallacies; and the uses of language, including techniques of persuasion. [H*]
My Comments:Fall, 2015:

online through WebCampus
Syllabus link
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