|Math 109-008||College Algebra||Spring 2013|
|Instructor: Dr. Michael Penkava||Office: 622 Hibbard|
|Phone: (715) 836-4970||email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Class Time: 3:00-4:50pm TR||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.
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
If you miss an exam, see 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.
Homework will be assigned every day, and will be the basis of
daily quizzes. Students are encouraged to work together on the
Drop Deadlines: The university drop deadline (no record on your transcript) is February 4, but the math department has a drop down deadline of February 11 to drop down to a lower math course. On the other hand, if you think you might be able to move up to a higher course, please contact me before January 29, and we may be able to move you up. The deadline to withdraw from the course (with a w on the transcript) or from the university is April 8.
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.