GreenSheetMath12F09 - San Jos State University Mathematics...

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San José State University Mathematics Department Math 12, Number Systems, Section 4, Fall 2009 Instructor: Shweta Gupta Office: Science building 321A Phone: (O) 408-924-5229 (leave message) Email: gupta@math.sjsu.edu (best way to reach me) Webpage : http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty_and_staff/faculty_detail.jsp?id=3260 Office Hours : Tuesdays: 3:00 - 5:00 PM Thursdays: 3:00 - 5:00 PM Class days/time: TTh 1:30 – 2:45 PM Prerequisites: two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and satisfaction of ELM requirement Note: there are no exceptions to these prerequisites. Description of the Course: Mathematics 12 , Number Systems, is the first course in a three-course sequence designed for prospective elementary teachers of mathematics. In each of the three courses, you will explore and develop understanding of mathematical concepts and processes taught at the elementary and middle school levels. In Math 12, in particular, you will study problem solving techniques, numeration systems, the structure of the real number system, and elementary number theory. Technology will be used as appropriate. Note: This is the first course in a three-course sequence of mathematics courses for future elementary and middle school teachers. Text: O'Daffer, Charles, Cooney, Dossey, Schielack (2008). Mathematics For Elementary School Teachers, 4th Edition. Addison-Wesley, with MyMathLab Grading Policy: Your grade will be determined in the following manner: Homework 20% Class Participation 5% Problems of the month (2) 10% Field Experience 10% Quizzes (3) 15% Exams (2) 20% Comprehensive Final 20% Make-up Exams: Make-ups for exams are permitted only in extreme circumstances, and only if the instructor is notified within 24 hours before the exam. Acceptable documentation must be provided for your absence. Grading Scale: A: 92-100 ; A-: 90-91 B: 82-87; B+: 88-89; B-: 80-81 C: 72-77; C+: 78-79; C-: 70-71 D: 62-67; D+: 68-69; D-: 60-61 F: 0 -59
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Course Grade Advisory: A grade of C– or better in Math 12 is required in order for you to be eligible to take Math 105. A grade of C or better in Math 12 is required in order for this course to count as your General Education course in the category of Mathematical Concepts. A grade of C or better in Math 12 MAY be required by your major in order for you to graduate. Please check with an advisor from your own major regarding minimum grade or grade point average requirements. Policies: 1. Attendance and participation are vital to your success in this course, since many of the activities done during class cannot be found in the book. Not only will your regular attendance enable you to remain current on topics and assignments, it will enable you to enjoy the rich experience of investigating mathematics with your peers. 2.
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