|Math 109-009||College Algebra||Spring 2013
|Instructor: Dr. Michael Penkava||Office: 622 Hibbard|
|Phone: (715) 836-4970||email: email@example.com|
|Class Time: 5:00-6:50pm 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: Homework will be assigned every day, and will be the basis of daily quizzes. Students are encouraged to work together on the homework assignments.
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.