Mt. San Antonio College



January 31, 2015



Effective
Term:
201010  Summer 2010

Course ID:

LERN
48

Title:

Basic Math Skills Review


Division:

Library and Learning Resources Division

Department:

Learning Assistance Department

Discipline:

Learning Assistance Services

Short Title:

Basic Math Skills

Course Status:

Approved

Maximum Class
Size:

24


Method of
Instruction:


Lecture

Work Experience, Occupational

Laboratory

Work Experience, General

Lecture and Laboratory

Open Entry/Exit

Independent Studies

Apprentice

Distance Learning (Distance Education Delayed) for online courses

Distance (Hybrid Online) for online supported courses

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** CREDIT UNITS **


Lecture Hours:

54.00

3.00 3.00


Lab Hours:



Activity Hours:



Clinical Hours:



Total Hours:

54


Taxonomy of Programs
(TOPS) Information:

TOPS Code and Course
Program Title:

170200  Mathematics Skills


SAM Priority
Code:

A.

Apprenticeship
Courses offered to apprentices only.

B.

Advanced Occupational
Courses taken in the
advanced stages of an occupational program. Each “B” level course
must have a “C” level prerequisite in the same program area.

C.

Clearly Occupational
Courses taken in the
middle stages of an occupational program. Should provide the
student with entrylevel job skills.

D.

Possibly Occupational
Courses taken in the
beginning stages of an occupational program.

E.

NonOccupational


Discipline Placement:


State Transfer
Code:

C0 Not Transferable, No Degree

Grading Method:

Pass/No Pass

Frequency Offered:

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

On
Demand

Earn Credit:

Nonrepeatable Credit  equates to 0 repeats

Transfer Status

Baccalaureate Status is granted by the Educational Design General Education and
Baccalaureate Level Subcommittee.

CSU
Transferable CSU Approval Date:
(mm/dd/yyyy)

UC
Transferable UC Approval Date:
(mm/dd/yyyy)

Course Requisites

Prerequisite:


Co requisite:


Advisory:


Course Special Designators



Course Description:

Math fundamentals: adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers and fractions. Emphasis on math learning strategies such as organization and managing math anxiety.

Course Outline:

 Metamath learning strategies (Resource use, math anxiety management, testtaking strategies, textbook use, note taking)  Placevalue, rounding, estimation  Whole numbers: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division  Exponents  Averages  Order of operations of whole numbers for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division  Divisibility, multiples  The fundamentals of the factoring process: prime numbers (Least Common Multiple, Greatest Common Factor)  Fractions: multiplication, division, simplification  Like fractions: addition, subtraction  Final exam

Lab Outline:


Course Measurable Objectives:

1. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and basic fractions. 2. Use multiplication facts in the solution of various problems. 3. Identify and use appropriate math terms and vocabulary. 4. Select and apply strategies for application problems. 5. Identify and utilize math learning strategies related to resource use, math anxiety management, testtaking strategies, textbook use, and note taking. 6. Develop a plan for managing math anxiety.

Course Methods of Evaluation:

Category 1.
Substantial written assignments for this course include:

Halfpage written reflection papers pertaining to study techniques and/or learning strategies.

If the course is
degree applicable, substantial written assignments in this course are
inappropriate because:

Not degree applicable

Category 2.
Computational or noncomputational problem solving demonstrations:

Demonstrations of problemsolving using manipulatives and visual representations Problembased learning activities for realworld applications Presentations and projects

Category 3. Skills
Demonstrations:


Category 4.
Objective Examinations:

Quizzes and exams on basic computation facts

Sample
Assignments:

Sample Assignments for LERN 48: 1. Create and present a poster or a slide presentation which describes one prime factorization process. 2. Using rounded dollar amounts and the data provided (dinner menu, shopping list, information from Costco.com), estimate the cost of a holiday party for groups of 10, 20, 35 and 90 people respectively. 3. Utilize at least three math anxiety management strategies. Create a onepage written critique and identify the effectiveness of each strategy.


Representative Text:
