MATH 1013 – A Quantitative Literacy Approach to Introductory Mathematics
COURSE OUTLINE
INSTRUCTOR
: Miss Sarah Booker
PHONE
: 9403914972
Email
: [email protected]
OFFICE HOURS
: Tues/Thurs 12:302:30 or by appt.
OFFICE
: MCL 420 (Grad assistant)
TEXTBOOK
:
Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning
Approach
, J. Bennett & W. Briggs, Fourth Edition
A calculator may be used when solving problems
COURSE CONTENT
:
The course is designed for liberal arts students and includes topics from:
Thinking Critically (Chap 1); Approaches to Problem Solving (Chap 2);
Numbers in the Real World (Chap 3), Financial Management (Chap 4),
Statistical Reasoning (Chap 5), Putting Statistics to Work (Chap 6), and
Probability: Living with the Odds (Chap 7).
COURSE OBJECTIVES
:
Exemplary Objectives
Assessment
1.
To apply arithmetic, algebraic, and higher
order thinking to modeling and solving
realworld situations.
Solve text book, quiz, group project,
or test problems
2.
To represent and evaluate basic
mathematical information verbally,
numerically, graphically, and symbolically.
Solve text book, quiz, group project,
or test problems
3
To expand mathematical reasoning skills
and formal logic to develop convincing
mathematical arguments
Solve text book, quiz, group project,
or test problems
4.
To use appropriate technology to enhance
mathematical thinking and understanding
and to solve mathematical problems and
judge the reasonableness of the results.
Solve text book, quiz, group project,
or test problems
5.
To interpret mathematical models such as
formulas, graphs, tables and schematics,
and draw inferences from them.
Solve text book, quiz, group project,
or test problems
6.
To recognize the limitations of
mathematical models.
Evaluate relevant text book examples
7.
To develop the view that mathematics is an
evolving discipline, interrelated with
human culture, and understand its
connections to other disciplines.
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 Spring '08
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