SPRING 2012 – JULIANO
Course Number
:
MATH 1351
Course Title
:
FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS II
Course Description
:
Concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties
of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.
Note
:
This course is a required part of the approved field of study curriculum for middle grades (4–8) teacher certification
and is also appropriate for early childhood (EC–4) education majors.
Instructor’s Name
:
Lisa Juliano
Office Number
:
LA-211
Office Hours
:
Mon/Wed
9-10am;
Tue/Thur
2-3pm;
Wed 2-4pm (in C-220);
All others by app’t only
Phone Number
:
972-548-6718
Email Address
:
ljuliano@collin.edu
Website
:
http://iws.collin.edu/ljuliano
Fax Machine
:
972-548-6604
(please put my name on all faxes)
In case of emergencies, contact the Office of Academic Affairs:
B-122F,
214-491-6270
Class Information
:
Section Number
:
C01
Meeting Times
:
Tues/Thurs,
11:30am-12:45pm
Meeting Location
:
LA-238 (in the library)
Course Credit Hours
:
3
Lecture Hours
:
3
Placement Assessments
:
Placement in MATH 1314, MATH 1414, or MATH 1350, or higher
Prerequisite
:
MATH 1314, MATH 1414, or MATH 1350
Student Learning Outcomes
:
Upon completion of this course the students should be able to do the following:
1.
Recognize, name, and compare two-and three-dimensional shapes.
2.
Explore congruent and similar objects through geometric constructions.
3.
Graph and solve linear equations and systems of linear equations.
4.
Measure attributes of two-and three-dimensional objects in the English and metric systems.
5.
Use transformations of the plane to illustrate symmetries, size transformations, and tessellations.
6.
Use probabilities, simulations, and counting techniques to solve problems and analyze games.
7.
Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data and reason statistically.
For specific course content, please go to:
http://iws.collin.edu/rkhoury/Courses.htm
Course Resources
:
A textbook is required.
Students may choose to purchase either a hard-copy of the textbook
OR
an eBook.
A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics For Elementary School Teachers
,
by Billstein,
Libeskind & Lott,
10
th
edition
You may purchase the eBook via MyMathLab (The Course ID is on my website)
(An access code can be purchased in the
bookstore or at
http://pearsonmylabandmastering.com/
)
Note Packets, Classroom Connections, Review Sheets, Reports, Projects, and other pertinent course materials will be
available on my website.
It is your responsibility to print them.
Students have 300 pages of free printing each semester.
Supplies
:
A scientific calculator;
Protractor;
Compass;
Ruler (cm/in);
8x10 frame;
Glass Paint
Please use smooth-edged paper and pencil.