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Dr. Bruce McClintock


Dr. Bruce McClintock
Campus
Seminole Campus
Location
UP 240
Title
Faculty
Email
McClintock.Bruce@spcollege.edu
Phone
(727) 394-6167


Bruce McClintock earned a Bachelor of Science degree in astronomy from the University of Florida, a Master of Arts degree in mathematics from the University of South Florida, and a PhD in Solar Physics from the University of Southern Queensland. Dr. McClintock joined St. Petersburg College in 2000 as a full-time professor.

He served as Program Director/Chair of Mathematics, Science and Business for Seminole and eCampus from 2007 to 2009.  He has served several times as the Seminole chairman of the Faculty Governance Organization.   He lives near St. Petersburg with his family.

Published work:

B.H. McClintock, A.A. Norton, Recovering Joy’s Law as a Function of Solar Cycle, Hemisphere, and Longitude. Solar Physics. 287, 215–227 (2013). doi:10.1007/s11207-013-0338-0                   
http://arxiv.org/abs/1305.3205

B.H. McClintock, A.A. Norton, J. Li, Re-Examining Sunspot Tilt Angle to Include Anti-Hale Statistics. Astrophysical Journal. (2014).
http://arxiv.org/abs/1412.5094

B.H. McClintock, A.A. Norton, Tilt Angle and Footpoint Separation of Small and Large Bipolar Sunspot Regions Observed with HMI. Astrophysical Journal. (2016).
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-637X/818/1/7/meta


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A NOTE TO ON-CAMPUS STUDENTS

I use a flipped classroom approach in my on-campus classes which means no in-class lectures.  Most students become very comfortable with this format, especially if they are highly motivated students.  It has led to an improvement in overall success rates for each class as well.  However, students who feel they can only learn from an in-class lecture should consider a different professor.

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A NOTE TO ONLINE STUDENTS

All online students must take the midterm and final exams in a proctored setting.  No exceptions for any reason.

http://mycoursessupport.spcollege.edu/ecampus