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Chabot College Fall 2013 Course Outline for Mathematics 122 MATH LAB • Catalog Description: MTH 122 - Math Lab • • 0.50 - 1.00 units Provides mathematics students an opportunity to build/maintain mathematics skills with tutorial assistance from an instructor, student tutors, and/or fellow classmates. Students may also use a software program and work on problems at their own pace through active participatory experience. Requisites: none Units (Min) Units (Max) Contact Hours Week (Min) 0.50 Lecture Laboratory Clinical Total • 0.50 Week (Max) Term (Min) Term (Max) 1.00 1.00 0.00 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00 3.00 0.00 3.00 0.00 26.25 0.00 26.25 0.00 52.50 0.00 52.50 Prerequisite Skills: None • Expected Outcomes for Students: Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. 2. 3. • Course Content: 1. 2. 3. • Concepts applicable to students’ subject areas Problem solving Study skills Methods of Presentation 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. • demonstrate key concepts in their mathematical subject area; solve problems in their mathematical subject area; use study skills to improve their mathematical comprehension and skills. Individualized instruction Instructor and tutor facilitated collaborative learning groups Mastery Learning - MODULE Problem Solving Computer-based interactive curriculum Diagnostic Quizzes Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress 1. Typical Assignments A. B. C. Solve and Check. 13 – (2c + 2) = 2(c + 2) Use computer software to improve areas of weakness in subject matter Work on collaboratives and projects. 2. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress A. B. C. • Textbooks (Typical): 1. 2. • Class Participation Time spent using software application Demonstration of practice and skills Bittenger and Ellenbogen (2010). Elementary Algebra Concepts and Applications (8th/e). Pearson Publishing. Stewart, James (2010). Calculus (4th/e). Brooks/Cole Publishing. Special Student Materials 1. Purchase of access code for mathematics software may be required.