Chabot College Fall 2004 – Calculus I Workshop

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Chabot College
Fall 2004
Replaced Fall 2010
Course Outline for Mathematics 1W
CALCULUS I WORKSHOP
Catalog Description:
1W – Calculus I Workshop
.25 - .5 units
Laboratory, study group, collaborative workshop or computer laboratory time for Calculus I.
Corequisite: Mathematics 1. 1 - 2 hours laboratory.
[Typical contact hours: 17.5-35]
Prerequisite Skills:
None
Expected Outcomes for Students:
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
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3.
read and write the mathematics used in Calculus I;
use technology currently used in Calculus I;
solve problems on their own and with peers without having to rely on an instructor.
Course Content:
1.
Applications of principles and concepts
Methods of Presentation:
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2.
3.
Individual instruction
Collaboration
Computer-assisted/graphing calculator instruction
Typical Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
1.
Typical Assignments
a. Show, using implicit differentiation, that any tangent line at a point P to a circle with
center O is perpendicular to the radius OP.
b. Collaborative: Given a variety of functions, the students were asked to differentiate
the functions.
2.
Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
a. Attendance
b. In-class assignments
Textbook(s)(typical):
Calculus, James Stewart; Brooks/Cole, 2003
Special Student Materials:
None
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Revised: 10/20/03