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VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) Assessment Report Program Assessment -Trends Division: ___STEM_______________ Attach additional pages as necessary. Program Learning Outcomes Program: __Mathematics__1701___ Criteria for Success Math 226 – Student 70% will pass demonstrates ability to calculate assessment item using infinity by adequately finding a limit. Data Results Spring 2013 51 out of 58 passed; 88% Data Results Fall 2013 16 out of 20 passed; 80% Data Results Spring 2014 28 out of 33 passed; 85% 2. estimate arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, spatial, and statistical solutions. Math 227 – The student must apply Simpson’s Rule or Taylor’s approximation to a problem which is unsolvable using other calculus techniques. 70% will pass assessment item 28 out of 28 passed; 100% 14 out of 15 passed; 93.3% 34 out of 44 passed; 63% 3. solve arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, spatial, and statistical expressions, equations, functions, and problems using appropriate technology. Math 270 – The students must show the solution to a first and a second order differential equations given initial conditions 70% will pass assessment item 63 out of 72 passed; 87.5% Not offered in fall 2013 14 out of 22 passed; 64% 4. represent mathematical information numerically, symbolically, graphically, verbally, and visually using appropriate technology. Math 105 – The student must analyze a polynomial graph using mathematical tools developed in the course 70% will pass assessment item 45 out of 59 passed; 76% 66 out of 76 passed; 86.8% 94 out of 130 passed; 72% 70% will pass assessment item 21 out of 32 passed; 65.6% 50 out of 88 passed; 56.8% 124 out of 158 passed; 78% 1. calculate arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, spatial, and statistical quantities using appropriate technology. Methods of Assessment 5. interpret mathematical and Math 120 – Hypothesis test statistical models such as assignment formulas, functions, graphs, tables, and schematics, drawing conclusions and making inferences based on those models. 6. develop mathematical and statistical models such as formulas, functions, graphs, tables, and schematics using appropriate technology. Math 228 – The student must use gradient, curl and divergence to visualize and analyze a multi-dimensional model. 70% will pass assessment item 15 out of 18 passed; 83% No results submitted 19 out of 24 passed; 79% 7. communicate mathematical theories and ideas clearly and concisely to others in the oral and written form. Math 231 – The student must be 70% will pass able to write a proof of some assessment item property of vector spaces. 27 out of 39 passed; 69% Not offered in fall 2013 20 out of 36 passed; 55.5%