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Narayani Choudhury
B CUSP 127
Bothell Campus

Learning Strategies in Mathematics

Explores applications of formulae, computational skills, and interpreting certain quantities. Reviews study techniques to enhance course comprehension, and the pros and cons of the use of calculators in a math class. Co-requisite: either B CUSP 122 or B CUSP 123. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

This course is supplemental to BCUSP 122 and prepares students for success in college-level Algebra classes. This course focuses on strengthening computational skills and exploring learning strategies for use in mathematics and other technical disciplines.

Student learning goals

Solve algebraic problems.

Present a solution to a mathematical problem in a logical and systematic way.

Apply mathematical ideas to new problems.

Identify and implement effective techniques for learning mathematics and other technical disciplines.

Read technical materials, identify key points, and articulate questions to deepen understanding.

Develop mathematical thinking skills.

General method of instruction

Class time will be spent working independently to improve computational skills, in groups on a project, and in interactive workshops.

Recommended preparation

Students must be registered in BCUSP 122 to take this support class.

Class assignments and grading

We will make use of online assignments, interactive learning and group projects.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Narayani Choudhury
Date: 07/09/2013