MTT 2-082N (13222) - MASTER Math MTT 2 Developmental...

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MASTER Math MTT 2Developmental MathematicsNorthern Virginia Community CollegeFall 2016Section 082NCourse Number 13222AnnandaleClass: Mondays 12:00 pm in CT 127Lab: Wednesdays 12:00 pm in CT 105FacultyContactInformationInstructor:Pamela NationEmail:[email protected]Office Number: CT 308Telephone Numbers:(703) 503-6318Office HoursSee Handout or BlackBoardInstructor MASTER Math Lab Hours:See Handout or BlackBoardTextbooks /SuppliesFor this classyou must have a MyLabsPlus access code, ISBN: 0558927181 (This code provides access to an electronic copy of the textbook.) You may purchase a paper copy of the text, as well, but it is not required. If you choose to get a paper copy, the textbook is Math Essentials for College, third edition. Volume I (ISBN: 126986193X) covers Units 1-5, and Volume II (ISBN: 1269730363) covers Units 6-9. Do not purchase a textbook until your starting Unit is determined. Further, after completing the Unit 2 PreTest, you will need an approved hand-held, non-graphing calculator. You will also need a 3-ring binder to hold your notes and course checklist.IntroductionThe purpose of this course is to develop competency in the skills that are necessary to succeed in college-level mathematics courses. This course does not count as college credit, nor does it count towardany degree or certificate at NOVA.This is a personalized instruction course. It allows you to skip sections of material in which you can demonstrate competency and concentrate on the material in which you have difficulties. You work through a structured set of activities under the close guidance and support of an instructor and tutors. You meet with your instructor for 2 academic hours per week in a computer classroom and 2 academic hours per week in the AnnandaleMASTER Math Lab. Results show that student who are successful in this course are those that spend significantly more than the required time in the lab. To be successful, you will need to spend 8 additional hours per week working on the course activities, beyond these required hours. You are always welcome and encouraged to spend even more time in the Lab, where tutors and immediate help are available. Your success in this course will be enhanced by spending as much time as possible studying math, regardless of where you choose to do so.ContentDeliveryAll course materials are delivered online via MyMathLab. You view all video lectures and PowerPoint presentations, work all the homework assignments, and take all quizzes and tests using MyMathLab.MyMathLab&MyLabsPlusMyMathLab is delivered inside a web-based course delivery system called MyLabsPlus. MyLabsPlus is an online, textbook-based, diagnostic evaluation and tutorial program designed specifically for this course. It includes an electronic copy of the class textbook, a variety of multimedia instructional resources, unlimited practice exercises, self-paced learning modules, online testing and an individualizedstudy plan. MyLabsPlus is supported by the publisher on their web server. Only standard browser plug-ins are needed to access this tool.

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