|Math 109-011||College Algebra||Fall 2013|
|Instructor: Dr. Michael Penkava||Office: 622 Hibbard|
|Phone: (715) 836-4970||email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Class Time: 3:00-4:50pm T Th
||Place: 309 Hibbard|
|Fax: (715) 836-2924|
Text: Essentials of College Algebra, by Lial, Hornsby and Schneider
Prerequisites: A passing grade in Math 020 or 2 years of college prep algebra and a suitable score on the Mathematics Placement Test. Students who do not meet the prerequisites may be automatically dropped from the course.
Course Outline: Chapters 2-4, with some material from chapter 1.
Grade based on daily quizzes, four exams, and a final exam.
Attendance will be gauged by participation in the daily
quizzes. If you have to miss a class, please email me as soon
as you know this so we can arrange for you to make up the
If you miss an exam, contact me as soon as possible.
Method 1: Each exam 15%, Final Exam 20%, quizzes 20%.
Method 2: Best three exams 15% each, Final Exam 35%, quizzes 20%.
hours will be announced, but I will be happy to see
you by appointment as well.
Review Sessions: Before
each exam, there will be a review session in the evening, a
day or two before the exam. Attendance is optional but
Homework will be assigned every day, and will be the basis of
daily quizzes. Students are encouraged to work together on the
Liberal Education Learning Goals:
This course will address the following liberal
education learning goals:
UW Eau Claire students will develop a depth of knowledge about the natural world.
UW-Eau Claire students will develop and use critical thinking skills in academic and social contexts.
UW-Eau Claire students will effectively write, read, speak and listen in academic and social contexts.
Any student who has a disability and is in need of classroom accommodations, please contact the instructor and the Services for Students with Disabilities Office in Old Library 2136 at the beginning of the semester.