Mt. San Antonio College



March 5, 2015



Effective
Term:
201110  Summer 2011

Course ID:

LERN
49

Title:

Math Skills Review


Division:

Library and Learning Resources Division

Department:

Learning Assistance Department

Discipline:

Learning Assistance Services

Short Title:

Math Skills Review

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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Lecture Hours:

54.00

3.00


Lab Hours:



Activity Hours:



Clinical Hours:



Total Hours:

54


Taxonomy of Programs
(TOPS) Information:

TOPS Code and Course
Program Title:

170100  Mathematics, General


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:

LERN 48 or passing score on current placement test

Co requisite:


Advisory:


Course Special Designators



Course Description:

Improves knowledge of basic math. Includes operations and applied problems in whole numbers, fractions, decimals, proportions, percentages, and integers. Covers math study strategies such as learning styles and selfassessment.

Course Outline:

 Metamath learning strategies (time management, learning styles, selfassessment, notebook organization)  Whole numbers operations: exponents, order of operations  Properties, place value, averaging, rounding, and estimation  Factoring process: prime numbers, divisibility, multiples, Least Common Multiple (LCM) and Greatest Common Factor (GCF)  Fractions: basic operations, reducing/building, order of operations, complex fractions  Decimals: order of operations, rounding and estimation  Proportions  Percents, decimals and fraction percentage conversions  Integers  Final exam

Lab Outline:


Course Measurable Objectives:

1. Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers, decimals, fractions, percents and proportions. 2. Evaluate and select strategies for solving complex application problems. 3. Identify and appropriately use math terms and vocabulary related to integers, decimals, fractions, percents and proportions. 4. Solve problems using more than one approach. 5. Identify and apply math learning strategies related time management, learning styles, selfassessment, and notebook organization.

Course Methods of Evaluation:

Category 1.
Substantial written assignments for this course include:

Half page written reflections pertaining to learning and study 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:

Multiple Choice Computational ProblemSolving Quizzes

Sample
Assignments:

1. Write a onepage paper describing the study strategies you used to prepare for the midterm and the test taking strategies you used during the midterm. Comment on the effectiveness of those strategies based upon your midterm score. 2. Work in teams of three to generate a corporate expense report of a traveling sales executive using the data provided. Pay particular attention to mileage rates and tax rates for each county. Include mileage, parking, toll road, dining and lodging expenses for the corporate executive. 3. Use the worksheet and manipulatives provided to transfer the word problems to equations and create pictures to represent the given information in the word problems.


Representative Text:
