Engineering 210 Office B
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Additional Tutoring By Appointment Only
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As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
MATH-1350-001 Mathematics For Teachers I
Prerequisite: MATH 1314-minimum grade of C or Department Chair consent For Education majors
Elementary concepts of sets, functions, numerations systems, number theory and properties of the natural numbers; integers; rational and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.
Student ResourcesStudent Resources Website
Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(3 sem hrs; 3 lec)
REQUIRED : My Math Lab Access Kit/e-textbook
Mathematical Reasoning for Elementary Teachers - Media Update 7th Edition
Author(s): Long, Calvin | DeTemple, Duane | Millman, Richard
Textbook ISBN-13: 9780134758824
BLANK white printer paper, pencils, erasers, straight edge, five dividers and one three ring binder (1.5"- 2" recommended).
Dividers Labeled: Course Info, Notes (OPTIONAL), HW MML, Reviews & Exams, Projects
Calculator: Students will need a graphing calculator for this course. The recommended calculator is a Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus. Other forms of Texas Instruments or Casio graphing calculators will be permitted at the instructor’s discretion. Note that no TI-89s or TI-Nspires will be permitted. There are FREE APPS available on your smart phone devide that will resemble the ti-84 calculator. Please note, although you can use these in the classroom, you cannot use them on a monotored exam. You can also check with the Math Academic Success Center for calculators available for rental.
Internet Access: Students need access to a computer with a reliable internet connection to complete online homework assignments, attend virtual meetings and access to a printer to produce class notes (OPTIONAL) and other handouts.
Printer: Printers are available located in THE UNDERGROUND lab located in Ware Building. Hours of opperation are located on their AC Webpage and at the bottom of your syllabus.
College ID: Students need an official Amarillo College student ID to scan into the Underground and Outreach Center and to present in the Math Testing Lab before each exam. If you do not have an ID, please know your student ID number.
Seesaw APP:Students will be asked to download and use the FREE communication app called SEESAW. This app allows for more effective communication between you and your instructor throughout the week.
Learning Objectives: After completing this course, the student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the following topics:
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
Student Responsibilities: Students are expected to behave in the classroom in a manner that is supportive of the learning environment. Disruptive behavior includes, but is not limited to the following: the use of cellular phones, texting, making offensive remarks, reading newspapers, talking, use of personal music systems, doing homework or other personal projects during class time, or engaging in any other form of distraction. For a full discussion of appropriate behavior and student responsibilities, please refer to the Student Rights & Responsibilities Handbook http://sites.actx.edu/catalog/notices/.
Scholastic Dishonesty: Cheating is defined in Webster's College Dictionary as "taking an examination in a dishonest way, as by having improper access to answers." Improper access includes, but is not limited to, copying from another student's paper, copying from the homework solutions manual, or using any unauthorized sources of information while taking an exam or quiz. If the proctor sees a cell phone out during any exam, the proctor will assume that student is cheating and the exam will be taken up and a grade of "F" will be received for the course.
Students who fail to comply with the standards outlined in the syllabus and/or Student Rights & Responsibilities will be subject to disciplinary action.
FOOD/DRINK: It is the policy of the Mathematics and Engineering Department that food and drink be allowed in the classroom setting, at the instructor’s discretion, but food and drink are not allowed in the Computer Labs.
CONTACTING THE INSTRUCTOR OUTSIDE OF CLASS
For what circumstances should you contact your professor outside of class?
1. To inform your professor of an absence and insure them you will gather the missing material from a peer. Major medical absences are very important for your instructor to be aware of.
2. If you feel there has been an error in the gradebook, mymathlab, or given information during class.
3. To arrange meeting during office hours or to schedule an early exam.
Proper Emailing Format: Please use the format below when email your instructor.
Dear Instructor Mitchell,
This is where you will put your questions or information you wish to relay over to your instructor. Please refrain from any "text" language or unprofessional language. When emailing, you should uphold the highest professionalism since all emails can be permanently saved.
First and Last Name
MATH 1350- Section#
I am stuck on question number 13 on section 9.4 MyMathLab assignment. I have attached a picture of the original problem and a picture of my attempted work. Can you give me guidance on how to proceed from here or let me know why my answer is not coming out correct? I have viewed the "view example" but seem to be missing something because MyMathLab is not accepting my answer.
You must use this format when emailing your instructor for this course.
A generate responce of
" Please refer to the syllabus under Expected Student Behavor for the required emailing format."
will be sent if your emails are not formated as required above.
Notebook (Extra Credit)
+10 on Exam
MML Homework & Reviews
90 - 100%
80 - 89%
70 - 79%
60 - 69%
Notebook Rubric for Extra Credit:
The notebook will be checked for the awarded extra credit points on Sunday July 25th through the Seesaw app.
THIS IS AN ALL OR NONE CREDIT!
Title Page: labeled according to heading requirements below, hole punched and located at the first page within the binder.
First and Last Name
MATH 1350- Section #
Divider 1 Course Info: Syllabus, course calendar and any other info located within this divider.
Divider 2 Notes: All notes placed in order, and completely copied behind this divider. (OPTIONAL)
Divider 3 MML HW: White Printer paper or blue lined paper with section number as the title and work shown accordingly down the page and numbered. You must have the correct heading at the top of each page. You can also print off your MML assignments and have work shown neatly throughout these pages. This is the easiest and most organized method.
Divider 5 Rev & Exams: All reviews and exam work placed behind this divider.
Divider 4 Projects: All projects placed behind this divider.
You will have 3 projects for this course that must be submitted to the drop box by a single pdf file. Details can be found at our course page on ACConnect.
1. Expect to have homework each day. Late homework will not be accepted. Late is defined to be anything turned in after the due date. You are given several days to complete assignment. For no reason will you be allowed to submit late homework assignments.
2. All online homework must be worked in according to written homework standards. Anything that is wrong or needs to be corrected must be clearly erased or whited out. Don't write, doodle, or perform mathematical calculations in the margins. Homework must be neat and legible.
3. Do not tear your paper out of a spiral and leave jagged edges.
4. If you have more than one page for a single assignment, you must label the following pages.
5. Homework must be presented in an orderly manner with the problem running a single column down the left half of the page. You may use the right half of the page for graphs, tables and drawings. Any problem (excluding graphs) with work presented in anything except the first column will not receive credit. Each line must contain only one equal sign, "=." All final answers must be boxed or circled to receive credit.
6. You will place your name in the top right corner of each page. On the top line of each page list the appropriate section of the MML assignment (for example Section 1.1). Notice the "Section" is not abbreviated. Each assignment will need to have the heading in the top right corner as demonstrated below:
First and Last Name
Math 1350- Section #
If you are absent, it is your responsibility to contact another student to find out the homework assignment for the following class.
Remember, LATE HOMEWORK IS NOT ACCEPTED. Calendars and due dates are set at the very first day of the course so you will know what assignments are due at all times.
Enrolling in the Course:
Course Homepage Menu:
Exam reviews can be found right after a chapters assignments and right before an exam. There is no lmit on how many times you can re-take the review. You must pass your review with a 70% or higher to be given access to the exam. Reviews were specifically designed to inform you of whether you are prepared for the exam following. Once again, you must make a 70% or higher on your review to be given access t o your chapter exam.
Four major exams will be given and will be completed throughout the course. Exams will be completed outside of class. Dates will be determine throughout the course depending on time availability.
No late exams will be given, no matter the reason. This is because you are given all the due dates well in advance and one of your lowest exams will be dropped. At the end of the semester, your final exam grade will replace your lowest major exam grades if it is higher.
If you know in advance that you will be gone during the assigned exam dates, you can TAKE YOUR EXAM EARLY!
If you make below 70 on a major exam, a minimum of 1 (one) hour must be spent in the MAth Academic Success Center correcting your exam. Once corrections are made, you will need to schedule a time to meet with the instructor to discuss said corrections prior to your next exam.
At the end of the semester, your final exam grade will replace your lowest exam grade if it is higher. The final exam is comprehensive and will be given and due by Wednesday July 28 th by 8:00 pm.
Attendance: If for some reason you stop working on this course and decide that you do not have time because of other commitments, please remember to officially withdraw “W” from this course. To officially withdraw "W", you must visit with your professor personally and obtain a signed "Withdrawal Approval Form". This signed form must be taken to the Ask AC desk in the Student Services Building by Tuesday July 20th . This is the last date that you can withdraw “W” from this course this semester.
DROP POLICY - Students who do not attend class by logging in and completing the first TWO out of three assignments with 70% accuracy by the census date for this course which is Monday, June 14th, will be administratively dropped from the course.
This schedule is subject to change by the instructor at any time:
Week 1: Syllabus, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
Week 2: 1.5, Exam 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
Week 3: 2.4, Exam 2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 4: Project Part 1, 3.4, 3.5, Exam 3
Week 5: Project Part 2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2
Week 6: 5.3, Exam 4, 6.1, 6.2
Week 7: Project Part 3, 6.3, 7.1-7.4, 8.1, 8.2
Week 8: Review, Final Exam, WED July 28 by 8:00 pm
MATH TESTING CENTER
MATH ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER
THE UNDERGROUND LAB CENTER
MATH TESTING CENTER RULES
MATH ACADEMIC SUCCES CENTERThe Math Lab personnel will pick up your test five minutes prior to closing time.
Instructor Request: Students, please do not take pictures or video during class without first obtaining permission from me. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.
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