SRJC Course Outlines

6/1/2020 1:10:43 PMADLTED 521 Course Outline as of Summer 2018

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 521Title:  AC SKLS/GED PREP 1/MATH  
Full Title:  Basic Academic Skills and GED Preparation - Math 1
Last Reviewed:12/12/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 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:  CSKLS 521

Catalog Description:
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Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for preparation for the mathematics sections of the GED (General Educational Development) and other HSE (High School Equivalency) tests. First level course covers math computation for whole numbers and decimals. Includes computer skills as necessary for online practice and test-taking. Course also provides math skills development in preparation for credit Math Pathway classes; CTE (Career Technical Education) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for preparation for the mathematics sections of the GED (General Educational Development) and other HSE (High School Equivalency) tests. First level course covers math computation for whole numbers and decimals. Includes computer skills as necessary for online practice and test-taking. Course also provides math skills development in preparation for credit Math Pathway classes; CTE (Career Technical Education) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion.
(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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Solve arithmetic computation and word problems involving whole numbers and decimals
2.  Interpret basic visual representations of data involving whole numbers and decimals
3.  Perform mathematical problem solving in a variety of formats
 

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and decimals
2. Comprehend word problems and apply strategies for setting up mathematical expressions to
    solve them
3. Identify information presented in basic graphs

Topics and Scope
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Content, topics, and scope may vary, depending on student skill level determined through initial assessment.
1. Arithmetic Operations and Concepts
    a. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers
    b. Place value, including decimals
    c. Rounding and estimating
    d. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals
2. Word Problem Strategies
    a. Interpretation and set-up
    b. Applications to money and workplace-related situations
3. Basic graphs (circle, pie, bar)
4. (Optional based on availability) Computer Use
    a. Navigation among assigned software programs
    b. GED and other HSE test websites

Assignments:
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1. Computation and word problem exercises in texts, worksheets, and/or educational software
2. Participation in class activities and group work applying problem-solving strategies
3. Exercises in computer use (optional)
4. Quizzes (2-4)
5. Excerpts from GED/HSE practice tests (1-4)
6. Final assessment

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
50 - 60%
Computation and word problem exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 40%
Quizzes, practice tests, and assessment: multiple choice, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Class participation and group work


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Breakthrough to Math. New Readers Press. 2016
Essential Math Skills. Goonen, Bonnie and Pittman-Shetler, Susan. Essential Education. 2013
Steck Vaughn Pre-GED Test Preparation:Mathematical Reasoning. HoughtonMifflinHarcourt. 2014
Instructor-prepared materials.

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