Sets, relations, functions with particular attention to properties of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic functions, their graphs and applications in preparation for MATH 019. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for any mathematics course numbered MATH 019 or above. Pre/co-requisites: Two years of secondary school algebra; one year of secondary school geometry.
Dates: May 20 - July 12, 2019
University of Vermont Math 9 College Algebra Online Course Outline Summer 2019 Instructor Name: Nichole Caisse Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: With Nichole: By appointment only. Office Location: 16 Colchester Ave. room 301 ( I will not be in my office regulary over the summer) Course Description: Sets, relations, and functions with particular attention to properties of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, their graphs and applications. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for any mathematics course numbered 19 or above. Prerequisites: Two years of secondary school algebra, one year of secondary school geometry. Required Course Materials: Textbook: College Algebra, Beecher, Penna & Bittinger, 5th Edition Online version with access code for MyMathLab. Important: You will need to purchase either a new book or the e-book with access code. Used books do not have access codes for the online homework program we will be using. Calculator: You will need to have a scientific calculator for this course. Policies Students are required to abide the Code of Academic Integrity. Any violation of the code will be handled according to UVM's current policies. The students have rights and responsibilities as defined in the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities. If I suspect someone has violated the code of academic integrity, I will report them to the appropriate office. Academic Assistance: Any student with documented learning disabilities who is eligible for accommodations must notify me if they wish to receive individual accommodations. Please contact the office of Academic Support for assistance with these accommodations. Attendance: In accordance with University Policy, I will allow for students to miss classes due to religious observances, varsity sporting matches or any other UVM Sanctioned Activity. All requests for missed classes should be submitted in writing to the instructor within the first two weeks of class. Late Work: This course is self paced but make sure you are keeping up with all work throughout the course. If something comes up and you can’t complete work on time please get in touch with me asap. Suggested Schedule Week of Topics and Plan 5/20-5/24 Chapter R, Chapter 1 sections 1 and 2 Quiz 1, 2 5/27-5/31 Chapter 1 Sections 3-6 Quiz 3, 4 6/3-6/7 Chapter 2 Quiz 4, 5 6/10-6/14 Chapter 3 and Midterm 6/17-6/21 Chapters 3 and 4 Quiz 6, 7 6/24-6/28 Chapter 5 Quiz 8, 9 7/1-7/5 Chapter 6 Quiz 10, 11 7/8-7/12 Wrapping up and Final Exam
Methods of Evaluation Homework on MyMathLab - 20% Quizzes - 25% Midterm Exam - 25% Final Exam - 30% Homework (20%): Following each section covered there will be a corresponding assignment. Students must log on to the MyMathLab system through blackboard and complete the homework. There will be an approximate schedule of assignments on Blackboard. You will be given unlimited attempts on each problem for homework. Once you try 3 times you will have to choose try a similar problem to get a new problem. I will drop the lowest 4 MyMathLab assignments at the end of the course. Quizzes (25%): There will be 2 quizzes every week unless there is an exam that week. Quizzes will be given on MyMathLab. After the last quiz has been given I will drop the lowest 2 quiz grades. You will be able to pause the quiz and save and come back to it during the time frame I give you, but you will not be able to go back to a problem that you have previously completed. I will not go in and give credit for answers that are entered in incorrectly. It is expected that you are completing the quizzes independently. Midterm Exam (25%): The Midterm Exam will be given on MyMathLab. You will be given a specific window of time to complete it in. You will get two attempts per problem, so be sure that you enter in the answer properly. I will not go in and give credit for answers that are entered in incorrectly. Your exam is expected to be completed independently. Final Exam (30%): There will be a cumulative final exam given at the end of the course. The Final Exam will be given on MyMathLab. You will be given a specific window of time to complete it. You will get two attempts per problem, so be sure that you enter in the answer properly. I will not go in and give credit for answers that are entered in incorrectly. Your exam is expected to be completed independently. The exams will cover material as follows: Midterm: The Midterm will cover Chapters Review, 1, 2 and part of 3. Final Exam: The final exam is cumulative and will cover Chapters R, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Online Course (View Campus Map)