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MTH65 Introductory Algebra-2nd Term

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Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on functions, linear systems, polynomials, and quadratic equations. Applications, graphs, functions, formulas, and proper mathematical notation are emphasized throughout the course. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Prerequisites: (MTH 60 or MTH 62) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250) Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
4.00

Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 28304

From the Instructor:

Meeting days

There are two required on campus proctored exams during the term:
  • Exam 2: the week of Monday 5/19/14
  • Final: the week of Monday 6/9/14
Please note that you will have the choice of a day time or an evening session. If you live in the Portland area then you will be required to come to the Cascade campus- arrangements will not be made to have the exam taken at any of the other campuses.

If you live outside of the Portland area, then you will be responsible for making arrangements to have it proctored. Contact me immediately if this applies to you, this must be arranged by the end of the second week of term.

Please read the following:
  • While some on line classes complete everything on line, all MTH 65 classes at PCC have proctored exam requirements.
  • PCC requires you to come to campus twice this term.
  • The on campus exams are compulsory.
  • You can not receive a passing grade in this class if you do not take the 2 on campus exams.
  • If you think it is completely unfair or unreasonable to require on campus exams, please consider dropping this class.
  • You can drop this class by the Friday of week 1 and receive a complete refund.

Textbook

We will use the same book that you used in MTH 60.

Title : Introductory Algebra, A custom edition for Portland Community College
Author : Robert Blitzer
Publisher : Pearson
ISBN: 10: 0-558-38597-4
ISBN: 13: 978-0-558-38597-2
Title : Introductory Algebra, A custom edition for Portland Community College Author : Robert Blitzer Publisher : Pearson ISBN: 10: 0-558-38597-4 ISBN: 13: 978-0-558-38597-2

Instructional approach

This course is separated into 'Modules', each one will correspond to the material to be covered during that week; for example Module 1 corresponds to the material covered in Week 1, Module 2 to week 2, and so on. Each module will contain (not necessarily in the same order each time):
  • An introduction which describes the module's subject matter in brief;
  • Lecture notes;
  • Suggested reading from the text;
  • Assignments (with due dates);
  • Homework problems both using WeBWorK and using the equation editor;
  • Conclusion.
Course Specific Requirements:
Please note that we will not use MyMathLab in this class; if you would prefer a course that does require the use of this software, please consult another instructor.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Registration:
To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
Fees:
Please note that for many courses, additional fees may apply.
Textbooks:
To find textbooks, you need the CRN, Campus, Term & Course Number (ex. BA101).
  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
 
WEB » 28304 - 31-Mar-2014 thru 13-Jun-2014
Instructor: Christopher M Hughes
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Cascade
 

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