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MAT 092LB - Mathematics Success Support

1 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Provides content and activities to support the conceptual learning of the topics in MAT 092 . Includes a foundation for success in future math or quantitative literacy courses.

Corequisite(s): MAT 092  
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Apply Math 92 topics such as linear equations, systems of linear equations, and polynomials to real world problems
  2. Model effective math study skills.
  3. Participate collaboratively in activities.
  4. Demonstrate growth mindset behaviors.
  5. Identify characteristics, causes, and misconceptions related to math anxiety.

Outline:
  1. Conceptual Understanding
    1. Previous and future concept alignment with current topic
    2. The ability to describe how concepts are related
  2. Application Problems
    1. Linear equations
    2. Systems of linear equations
    3. Polynomials
  3. Effective Math Study Skills
    1. Note taking skills
    2. Test taking skills
    3. Test review processes
  4. Collaborative Work Skills
    1. Active listening skills
    2. Nonverbal communication effects
    3. Team building exercises
  5. Develop a Growth Mindset
    1. Attributes of a growth vs fixed mindset
    2. Growth mindset behaviors
    3. Personal actions that reflect a growth mindset
  6. Strategies to Reduce Math and Test Anxiety
    1. Characteristics of anxiety
    2. Causes of anxiety
    3. Current research on anxiety (academic and test taking)
    4. Methods to reduce anxiety


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/2019