# SRJC Course Outlines

 12/6/2023 7:19:20 AM DRD 382 Course Outline as of Fall 2014 Terminated Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  DRD 382 Title:  PRE-ALGEBRA Full Title:  Pre-algebra Last Reviewed:10/18/2010

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 3.00 Lecture Scheduled 3.00 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 52.50 Minimum 3.00 Lab Scheduled 0 6 min. Lab Scheduled 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 3.00 Contact Total 52.50 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00 Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
Formerly:  LMATH 381

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed for students with disabilities to prepare for beginning algebra. Skills taught include operations with signed numbers; calculating perimeter, area and volume of geometric shapes; simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations and pre-algebra word problems. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and use of study strategies specific to students with disabilities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:

Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DRD 380 ( or LMATH 380)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed for students with disabilities to prepare for beginning algebra. Skills taught include operations with signed numbers; calculating perimeter, area and volume of geometric shapes; simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations and pre-algebra word problems. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and use of study strategies specific to students with disabilities.

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of DRD 380 ( or LMATH 380)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable

COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

1.  Apply disability-based strategies to mathematics.
2.  Develop and apply strategies to solve word problems.
3.  Demonstrate familiarity with assistive technology related to mathematics.
4.  Add, subtract, multiply and divide signed numbers.
5.  Calculate perimeter, area and volume of basic geometric shapes.
6.  Identify and use real number concepts including: rational, irrational and natural numbers,
7.  Use vocabulary associated with geometry and algebraic expressions.
8. Simplify algebraic expressions using combining, multiplication and division.
9.  Solve basic algebraic equations.
10.  Operate a scientific calculator in  multiple operations.

Topics and Scope
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Topics include, but are not limited to:

I.   Multi-sensory strategies to address specific mathematical disabilities
A.  collaborative and group learning strategies
B.  individualized disability-based strategies
C.  general study skill and test taking strategies
II.  Anxiety Management Strategies and Techniques
III.    Basic mathematical, computational and word problems using addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and percents
IV. Multi-step operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents,
equations, signed numbers and geometry
V. Algebraic terminology including terms, variables, degrees and monomials,
binomials and polynomials
VI. Real number concepts including rational, irrational and natural numbers, absolute
VII.  Geometry terminology and concepts with solutions of diagrams and word problems
VIII. Simplifying algebraic expression including order of operations
IX. Solving linear equations
X.   Introduction and development of scientific calculator skills

Assignments:
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1.  Approximately 25 homework assignments including worksheets and notebooks
2.  In-class problem solving assignments including use of a scientific calculator
3.  Approximately 25 quizzes
4.  Two unit tests
5.  Midterm
6.  Comprehensive final exam