SRJC Course Outlines

6/1/2020 1:01:47 PMADLTED 522 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 522Title:  AC SKLS/GED PREP 2/MATH  
Full Title:  Basic Academic Skills and GED Preparation - Math 2
Last Reviewed:12/12/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.002 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 522

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. Second level course covers pre-algebra topics. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for math; credit Math Pathway classes; CTE (Career Technical Education) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 521 ( or CSKLS 521)

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. Second level course covers pre-algebra topics. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for math; credit Math Pathway classes; CTE (Career Technical Education) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 521 ( or CSKLS 521)
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 pre-algebra math computation and word problems in testing, academic, and workplace
    situations
2.  Interpret visual information presented in a variety of tables and graphs in order to solve word
    problems
3.  Use appropriate technology for calculating, accessing math support and testing programs, and
    completing college related tasks, as required

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Solve 1-2 step computation and word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication,
    and division of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and percents
2. Apply place value concepts when rounding, estimating, and calculating whole numbers,
    decimals, and fractions
3. Calculate unit pricing, ratio, and proportion
4. Calculate mean, median, and mode
5. Apply order of operations to whole number, fraction, and decimal number sentences
6. Calculate conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents
7. Solve problems involving measurement (U.S. Customary and metric)
8. Interpret information presented in graphs and tables
9. Independently access and use educational software and math websites for learning support, as
    available
10. Use calculator as appropriate to solve problems

Topics and Scope
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Content, topics, and scope may vary, depending on student skill level determined by initial assessment.
1. Mathematics
    a. Basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) of decimals and fractions
    b. Part-to-whole relationships: fractions, ratio, and proportions
    c. Place value, rounding, and estimation of whole numbers and decimals
    d. Problem-solving applications using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents
    e. Conversions between decimals, fractions, and percents
    f. Order of operations
    g. The metric system and U.S. Customary units of measurement, and basic conversion of units
         within systems
    h. Interpreting information presented in graphs, tables and charts
2. Test-taking strategies and technological support
    a. Basic computer use, navigation, and learning support websites, as appropriate to the course
    b. Calculator use
    c. Word problem interpretation and setup strategies

Assignments:
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1. Daily computation and word problem exercises in texts, worksheets, and/or computers
2. Participation in class activities and group work applying problem-solving strategies
3. (Optional) Assignments with learning support websites and software
4. Quizzes (2-4)
5. Excerpts from GED/HSE practice tests (1-4)
6. Ffinal 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: using multiple choice, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Class participation, group work, computer assignments


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 GED: Test Preparation, Student Edition: Mathematical Reasoning. HoughtonMifflinHarcourt. 2014
Instructor-prepared materials.

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