SRJC Course Outlines

12/7/2021 7:36:05 AMADLTED 721 Course Outline as of Spring 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 721Title:  WORKPLACE ARITH--PT 1  
Full Title:  Workplace Arithmetic--Part 1
Last Reviewed:11/28/2016

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Instruction in basic operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals. Application of math concepts and problem-solving strategies to specific trades and industries.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Instruction in basic operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals. Application of math concepts and problem-solving strategies to specific trades and industries.
(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.  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.
2.  Use appropriate technology in the process of computation.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Compute whole number and decimal problems as they relate to the workplace.
2. Compute problems using fractions, mixed numbers, and conversions between fractions and
    decimals as they relate to the workplace.
3. Use appropriate technology in the process of making calculations in the workplace.

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, as appropriate
III. Decimals, as appropriate to field
    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. U.S. Standard
    B. Metric system
V. Conversions between decimals and fractions, as needed
VI. Problem-solving strategies appropriate to field
VII. Interpreting basic charts, graphs, and other visual information as related to specific career
    field
VIII. Using technological tools and resources to solve typical problems within the field

Assignments:
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Assignments will relate to specific trades and industries, as designated by instructor.
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. 1-3 quizzes; 1 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
30 - 50%
Computational and 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, skill demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes and final assessment: multipe choice, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Participation in application assignments


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

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