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 Course Title:   Math Study Strategies

 Title Abbreviation:   MATH STUDY STRATEGIES

 Department:    MATH

 Course #:    60

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    330101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Designed to equip developmental math students to succeed in math courses. The course primarily targets students enrolled in MATH 96 or MATH 97. The course will prepare students to do math independently and in groups. Students will be able to organize their studies methodically. Students will also build a personal repertoire of math study skills and be able to draw on college resources to learn math.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

N/A Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize and overcome boundaries that keep them from success in math.
  2. Make effective use of the class text and instructor??s notes to learn math.
  3. Learn math more effectively through organization of time, space and materials.
  4. Methodically prepare for and take math tests.
  5. Employ a variety of strategies to solve math problems.
  6. Use college-learning resources.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Overcoming math anxiety
  2. Instructor expectations in a math class
  3. Organizing a math notebook
  4. Time and space management
  5. Reading a math text
  6. Taking notes in class
  7. Preparing for and taking tests
  8. Strategies for varied types of math problems
  9. Resources available to math students
  10. Using a calculator