Mathematics Planning and Documentation Template - Course Student Learning Outcomes, Methods of Student Evaluation, And Method of Course SLO Assessment

MATH-151 Algebra I

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Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate basic skills in algebra up through quadratic equations through tests and problem solving.
  2. Set up stated problems algebraically and solve the resulting equations.
  3. Solve problems presented via formulas or procedures.
  4. Graph linear equations.
  5. Solve systems of linear equations using graphing, substitution, and elimination methods.
  6. Simplify exponential expressions with integer exponents.
  7. Identify polynomials and perform operations with polynomials.
  8. Factor polynomials using grouping, FOIL, special products formulas, and trial and error methods.
  9. Solve quadratic equations using factoring and their applications.
  10. Simplify rational expressions and complex fractions and solve applications of rational equations.

Methods of Evaluation:

  1. Tests pertaining to course outline.
  2. Quizzes on solving linear equations in one and two variables, graphing, and solving word problems.
  3. Homework from text pertaining to course outline.

MATH-151A Algebra I (part 1)

Blog: MATH-151A Algebra I (part 1).

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate basic skills in algebra.
  2. Solve linear equations and inequalities.
  3. Plot points and graph linear equations in Cartesian coordinate system.
  4. Solve systems of linear equations by graphing, substitution, and addition methods.
  5. Set up stated problems algebraically and solve the resulting equations.
  6. Solve problems presented via formulas or procedures.

Methods of Evaluation:

  1. Homework from text pertaining to course outline.
  2. Quizzes on solving linear equations in one and two variables, graphing, and solving word problems.
  3. Tests on solving linear equations, graphing linear equations, setting up and solving one and two variable word problems.
  4. Projects

MATH-151B Algebra I (part 2)

Blog: MATH-151B Algebra I (part 2).

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Simplify exponential expressions with integer exponents.
  2. Identify polynomials and perform operations with polynomials.
  3. Factor polynomials using grouping, FOIL, special products formulas, and trial and error methods.
  4. Solve quadratic equations using factoring and their applications.
  5. Simplify rational expressions and complex fractions and solve applications of rational equations.

Methods of Evaluation:

  1. Tests
  2. Quizzes
  3. Homework

MATH-190 Basic Mathematics

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Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Solve numerous problems in order to gain mastery of the arithmetic skills needed for everyday situations.
  2. Demonstrate a systematic and logical approach to solving arithmetic problems.
  3. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to select the correct introductory formulas and apply the correct procedures to solve word problems related to practical situations.

Methods of Evaluation:

  1. Homework.
  2. Quizzes on fractions, decimal, ratio, percent and the metric system.
  3. Tests on various math topics on the chapters.

MATH-190A Basic Mathematics (self-paced)

Blog: MATH-190A Basic Mathematics (self-paced).

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Solve numerous problems in order to gain a mastery of the arithmetic skills needed to work with whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals.
  2. Demonstrate a systematic and logical approach to solving arithmetic problems.
  3. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to select the correct introductory formulas, procedures, and concepts from arithmetic and apply them to practical situations as described in word problems.

MATH-190B Basic Mathematics (self-paced)

Blog: MATH-190B Basic Mathematics (self-paced).

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Solve numerous problems in order to gain a mastery of the arithmetic skills needed to solve proportion and percentage problems.
  2. Demonstrate a mastery of the skills needed to work on problems employing the U.S. Customary system and the metric system of measurement and conversion between the two.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to use bar, line, and circle graphs along with the mean and median to analyze data.
  4. Solve various real world problems involving proportions, percents, and measurement.

Methods of Evaluation:

  1. Homework from the textbook and the computer disc
  2. Classwork
  3. Quizzes
  4. Tests

MATH-191 Pre-Algebra

Blog: MATH-191 Pre-Algebra.

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Gain mastery of the skills needed to use signed numbers.
  2. Demonstrate a systematic and logical approach to solving arithmetic problems.
  3. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to select the correct introductory formulas, procedures and concepts from algebra and geometry and use them to calculate and problem solve.

Methods of Evaluation:

  1. Homework from the textbook and the computer disc
  2. Classwork
  3. Quizzes
  4. Tests