MA 125 Intermediate Algebra
S1FF 2013 FA
Carroll, John G.
MURP Masters of Urban & Regional PlanningMSSM, MS Systems ManagementBA, Mathematics
Fairchild AFB, Washington
1/14-13 - 03/10/13
5:00 - 7:40 PM
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Educational Philosophy: Assigned readings, supplemented by competion, in-class, of examples and reinforced by practice. In-class discussions will be based on group explanations, concept analysis and demonstrtions of the techniques under discussion.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
10% Attendance and class participation each student will be awarded a grade from 0% to 100% the result will be weighted at 10 % of the final grade
30% Homework completion - each chapter will have an associated homework assignment, the average score on the homework will constitute 30 % of the course grade
25% Average score on quizzes - 3 quizzes will be given, with the lowest grade dropped, the average grade on the other two quizzes will constitue 25% of the course grade
35% Final exam - given at the end of the course and will weigh as 35% of the final grade
Failure to take the final exam will result in course failure.
Students are expected to read assigned portions of the text and complete text provided examples. Students are expected to attend class regularly and participate in class discussions. Completion of homework is of special significance to the understanding of the material. When completing exercises, quizzes, tests and homework, all work (computations, consolidations, rearraangements, or manipulations) will be shown.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Students who miss classes will be expected to complete all exercises at the end of the chapter to show an understanding of the material under consideration. The completed work will be submitted as soon as possible but not later than the last day of class. Late work will be penalized 10 percentage points, i.e., 80% will be reduced to 70% and so forth.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to show up, on time, participate in class discussions, and not interfere with others' learning experience
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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