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# Basic.Skills.Math.Courses.2

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A presentation for my students about the basic skills math courses at STU.

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• ### Basic.Skills.Math.Courses.2

1. 2. Instructor Steven Diaz
2. 3. Sequence of Courses Basic Skills Math Courses Based on SAT & Placement Test Scores Courses do not count for GPA. MAT 098 Arithmetic Review MAT 099 Intro to Algebra MAT 100 Intermediate Algebra Count as elective credits
3. 4. Instructional Model
4. 5. Blended Courses
5. 6. No Long Lectures!
6. 7. Learning by Doing!
7. 8. Learning by Reflecting!
8. 9. Self-Paced Learning
9. 10. Computer Assisted Instruction
10. 11. Classroom is a learning center!
11. 12. Individualized Instruction
12. 13. What is ALEKS?
13. 14. Learn @
14. 15. What More About ALEKS? <ul><li>Learn what you need to learn, not what you already know. </li></ul><ul><li>Visual displays of what you have learned and need to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate feedback </li></ul><ul><li>No multiple-choice questions </li></ul><ul><li>All assignments and tests are taken in ALEKS </li></ul>
15. 16. Purchase Access Code
16. 17. Classroom Policies
17. 18. <ul><li>Check constantly your STU e-mail and Bb. </li></ul><ul><li>Face-2-Face attendance is mandatory on Wednesdays </li></ul><ul><li>You must work at least 6 hours per week in ALEKS. </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes are taken immediately after completing a slice of the pie. </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes taken during instructor’s office hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Retake quizzes until earning at least 70%. </li></ul>
18. 19. <ul><li>Pie must be completed by the week prior finals. </li></ul><ul><li>Incomplete grade is granted if pie is completed and 3/4 of the quizzes were taken by end of course. </li></ul><ul><li>Class projects must be published in the Internet by the end of face-2-face class meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>Read course syllabus for other policies. </li></ul>
19. 20. Course Work
20. 21. <ul><li>Practice Problems: ALEKS’ Pie </li></ul><ul><li>Short Quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Participation Online Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Class Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Final Exam: Comprehensive Assessment </li></ul>
21. 22. When you are… ?
22. 23. To pass this course… <ul><li>Complete whole pie in ALEKS. </li></ul><ul><li>Pass every quiz with at least 70% . </li></ul><ul><li>Your overall average must be at least 70% </li></ul>Students can exit this course and be placed in the next higher level math course if they score 90% in the Initial Assessment that will be administered during the first week of the course.