## Course Content and Outcome Guide for MTH 22 Effective Summer 2015

- Course Number:
- MTH 22
- Course Title:
- Measurements
- Credit Hours:
- 1
- Lecture Hours:
- 10
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- 0
- Lab Hours:
- 0
- Special Fee:

#### Course Description

Use both English and Metric measurements, conversions, temperature, and to write, manipulate, interpret, and solve applications and formula problems . Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, symbolically, and in oral and written form. Scientific calculator with fraction capabilities required. Prerequisites: (ABE 0782 or placement into MTH 20) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250) Audit available.#### Intended Outcomes for the course

Creatively and confidently use mathematical and other problem solving strategies to formulate problems, to solve problems using multiple approaches, and interpret results.

· Meet the prerequisites for further course work.

· Choose and perform accurate arithmetic operations in a variety of situations with and without a calculator.

· Present results numerically, symbolically, and graphically, and in written and oral form.

#### Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment shall include:

· At least two in-class examinations,

a. No more than 50% of any test can be multiple choice

· At least two of the following measures:

a. A written explanation of a mathematical concept

b. A real-world application activity

c. Take-home examinations

d. Graded homework

e. Quizzes

f. In-class activities

g. Attendance

h. Portfolios

i. Individual student conference

j. Service learning

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#### Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

**Themes:**

· Rational arithmetic operations in context

· Appropriate use of technology

· Application of critical thinking skills to solve mathematical problems

· Data analysis

**Skills:**

- Basic Measurements ,
- Convert measurements within the English and Metric systems
- Convert between measurement systems
- Measure objects to a specified unit
- Recognize critical temperature within the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales
- Convert Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures accurately using formulas

- Technology,
- Determine exponents, fraction key, add, subtract, multiply, divide, order of operations, parentheses

- Writing,
- Write answers to application problems as complete sentences.