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

## MATH-151 Algebra I

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

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

Methods of Evaluation:

- Tests pertaining to course outline.
- Quizzes on solving linear equations in one and two variables, graphing, and solving word problems.
- 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:

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

Methods of Evaluation:

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

## MATH-151B Algebra I (part 2)

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

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

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

Methods of Evaluation:

- Tests
- Quizzes
- Homework

## MATH-190 Basic Mathematics

Blog: MATH-190 Basic Mathematics.

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

- Solve numerous problems in order to gain mastery of the arithmetic skills needed for everyday situations.
- Demonstrate a systematic and logical approach to solving arithmetic problems.
- 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:

- Homework.
- Quizzes on fractions, decimal, ratio, percent and the metric system.
- 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:

- Solve numerous problems in order to gain a mastery of the arithmetic skills needed to work with whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals.
- Demonstrate a systematic and logical approach to solving arithmetic problems.
- 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:

- Solve numerous problems in order to gain a mastery of the arithmetic skills needed to solve proportion and percentage problems.
- 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.
- Demonstrate the ability to use bar, line, and circle graphs along with the mean and median to analyze data.
- Solve various real world problems involving proportions, percents, and measurement.

Methods of Evaluation:

- Homework from the textbook and the computer disc
- Classwork
- Quizzes
- Tests

## MATH-191 Pre-Algebra

Student Learning Outcomes

The student will:

- Gain mastery of the skills needed to use signed numbers.
- Demonstrate a systematic and logical approach to solving arithmetic problems.
- 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:

- Homework from the textbook and the computer disc
- Classwork
- Quizzes
- Tests