SRJC Course Outlines

12/1/2023 2:38:36 AMADLTED 721 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 721Title:  WORKPLACE ARITH--PT 1  
Full Title:  Workplace Arithmetic--Part 1
Last Reviewed:10/24/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled09 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled2.003 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 18.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Students will apply math concepts and problem-solving strategies to specific trades and industries. Skill areas to be covered include basic operations of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will apply math concepts and problem-solving strategies to specific trades and industries. Skill areas to be covered include basic operations of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Apply understanding of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, mixed numbers, and conversions between fractions and decimals as they relate to problem-solving and calculations in the workplace.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Perform arithmetic computations involving whole numbers, fractions, and decimals as they relate to the workplace.
2. Apply basic concepts of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and measurement in both English (U.S.) and metric systems to solve word problems.
3. Interpret data from graphs, charts, and tables.
4. Use appropriate technology in the process of computation.

Topics and Scope
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I. Whole Numbers and Operations
    A. Place value and word names
    B. Rounding and estimating
    C. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
    D. Order of operations
II. Fractions, as Appropriate to Specific Career or Technical Field
    A. Definitions, including
        1. numerator and denominator
        2. proper and improper fractions
        3. mixed numbers
    B. Fraction operations
III. Decimals
    A. Place value and word names of decimal fractions
    B. Rounding decimals
    C. Conversions between decimals and fractions
    D. Listing decimals in order of value
    E. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of decimals
IV. Measurement with Emphasis on System Most Appropriate for Specific Workplace Field
    A. English (U.S.) system
    B. Metric system
V. Problem-solving Strategies Appropriate to Field
VI. Interpreting Basic Charts, Graphs, and Other Visual Information as Related to Specific Career Field
VII. Using Technological Tools and Resources to Solve Typical Problems within the Field

Assignments:
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1. Computational problems in arithmetic topics
2. Word problems using arithmetic topics
3. Application assignments and optional skill demonstrations that relate general arithmetic skills to the workplace
4. Quiz(zes) (1-3)
5. Final assessment (1)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 50%
Computational problems; word problems; application assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Application assignments and optional skill demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes; final assessment
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Visual Literacy.Tables and Graphs. 2nd Ed. New Readers Press. 2014 (classic).
Mastering Workplace Skills: Math Fundamentals. Learning Express. 2015 (classic).
Breakthrough to Math. 2nd Ed. Grass Roots Press. 2014 (classic).
Instructor prepared materials

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