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 Course Title:   Pre-Algebra

 Title Abbreviation:   Pre-Algebra for ABE

 Department:    ABE

 Course #:    41

 Credits:    8

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    8

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

(Same as Math 96) A course designed to review arithmetic concepts and introduce algebra. Topics include: review of fractions, ratio and proportion, percent, basic geometry, systems of measurement, and an introduction to algebra. CASAS math test scores 221+ or ABE Math Level 4 or better.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 88

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate mastery of the Washington State Adult Learning Standards for ABE Level 4 in Math as measured by approved assessment tools, procedures, and methodologies.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.1 Analyze problems to determine what mathematical principles apply.
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).

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