MAT 110 Mathematics Course Success


Campus Location:
Georgetown, Dover, Stanton, Wilmington
Effective Date:
2020-51
Prerequisite:
SSC 100 or concurrent
Co-Requisites:

None

Course Credits and Hours:
1.00 credits
1.00 lecture hours/week
0.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This class is designed to improve learning and comprehension in mathematics courses. Students develop an individualized success plan, evaluate strategies to benefit learning and retention, analyze strategies to reduce math and test anxiety, and improve test-taking skills.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

None

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
Disclaimer:

None

Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Interpret course requirements. (CCC 5)
  2. Develop an individualized success plan for math courses. (CCC 2, 6)
  3. Evaluate strategies to benefit the learning process. (CCC 2)
  4. Analyze strategies to reduce educational anxiety. (CCC 2, 6)
  5. Compare and contrast math test-taking skills. (CCC 1, 2, 6)
  6. Evaluate effectiveness of strategies and techniques. (CCC 1, 2, 6)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Interpret course requirements.
    1. Locate course policies, assignments, syllabi, notes, and grades on the learning management system.
    2. Discuss course policies and procedures.
    3. Use mathematics software support system.
  2. Develop an individualized success plan for math courses.
    1. Describe math learning strengths and challenges.
    2. Research techniques to overcome challenges.
    3. Discover college resources.
    4. Apply individualized success plan.
  3. Evaluate strategies to benefit the learning process.
    1. Identify the key components of good notes.
    2. Use notes in the learning process.
    3. Discuss strategies to solve mathematics problems.
    4. Employ methods to support learning.
    5. Apply memory techniques to improve learning.
    6. Develop skills to improve retention of knowledge.
  4. Analyze theories of educational anxiety.
    1. Compare and contrast views of math anxiety and test anxiety.
    2. Examine strategies for overcoming barriers.
  5. Compare and contrast math test-taking skills.
    1. Describe test-taking skills.
    2. Identify test-taking errors.
    3. Employ techniques to produce effective practice tests.
    4. Use critical thinking skills to determine whether solutions are reasonable.
    5. Apply test-taking skills.
  6. Evaluate effectiveness of strategies and techniques.
    1. Rate strategies to benefit the learning process.
    2. Categorize strategies to reduce educational anxiety.
    3. Differentiate math test-taking skills.
    4. Rewrite individualized plan for success.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

92 100 = A
83 91 = B
75 82 = C
0 74 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

 
Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):

None

Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.