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1 Math 260 Hybrid(1446) Orientation–Fall 2014 Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:30-2:30 Facilitator: Anne Siswanto Website before logging in to class: Class meets every Friday 12:30 – 2:30 in C2-123A. Some meetings maybe scheduled online through CCC Confer 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto1

2 Websites Used for Class MyMathLab / Course Compass ◦ ◦ Course ID: siswanto24116 ◦ Mainly used for online math assignments: homework, quizzes, and extra credits ◦ Need a valid address and course ID to register ◦ Can request temporary access for 14 days ◦ Must purchase MyMathLab (MML) access code within 14 days ◦ Zip Code is ◦ Tech Support: ◦ Multimedia library contains e-book, videos, power point, and animation 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto2

3 More about Websites for This Class ETUDES Instructions to login is available from gin gin Mainly used for communication - discussion posting and private message, and gradebook ◦ Contains:  Announcements  Resources  Welcome, syllabus, calendar, sample tests  Communication  Private Message, Discussion Board  Grade Book 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto3

4 Important Information In order not to be dropped, ALL students need to ◦ Login to Course Compass and ETUDES by Sunday, September 7, 2014 ◦ Complete online HW and quiz sections by Tuesday, September 9, /15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto4

5 Textbook Options There are three options for textbook: Option 1 ELAC Custom Version of textbook + MML ◦ Precalculus with MyMathLab by Sullivan Custom Edition for ELAC and Santa Monica ◦ ISBN ◦ Price: $ 119 ** the least expensive option** Option 2 Standalone MyMathLab (Course Compass) Student Access Code. ◦ E-Book is included online ◦ Price: $114 from the CourseCompass.com or $50-$70 from half.com, E-Bay or Amazon.com) 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto5

6 Textbook Options Option 3 Regular package textbook + MML - available anywhere else. Price $220 or $223 – MML Access Code is included. ◦ Textbook: Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry, 2/E ◦ MyMathLab (Course Compass) Access Code, ◦ Package ISBN-10: | ISBN-13: OR Package ISBN-10: | ISBN-13: /15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto6

7 Method of Evaluation 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto7 Final Exam 25% Three Tests 45% Participation 10% Notes 5% Online homework 10%** Online Homework Portfolio 5% Total 100 % + 3% extra credit Grading System: A: 90 – 100 B: 80 – 89.9 C:65 – 79.9 D: 55 – 64.5 F: below 55

8 Final Exam, Tests, Extra Credit Final exam and Tests ◦ Dates are posted in calendar ◦ Closed book and closed notes ◦ Scientific calculator only, no graphing calculator or phones or other electronic devices ◦ Sample tests are posted in ETUDES > Resources Extra credits (Maximum: 3 points) ◦ Available in MyMathLab ◦ Can be opened only by students who finishes online homework on time with scores of 80% or higher ◦ Also available for students who post an avatar or picture in their ETUDES profile. 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto8

9 Online Homework and Portfolio Online homework ◦ Available in MyMathLab ◦ At the end, the average is multiplied by 1.1. ◦ 10% will be deducted from any homework problem turned in after it is due Online homework portfolio ◦ Write all the steps needed to complete each problem in online homework ◦ If no steps are needed, just write the answer ◦ Label each chapter, section, and question ◦ Staple each chapter and put them inside a report cover (not a binder) ◦ Turn them in during on-campus tests 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto9

10 Participation Discussion posting ◦ Available in ETUDES ◦ Consists of six (6) required topics ◦ Posting in Q&A is optional, but recommended Weekly online quizzes ◦ Available in MyMathLab ◦ Always due on Wednesday, one day after the homework is due ◦ Can be taken unlimited number of times by their due dates and only the highest score counts ◦ No need to turn in portfolio for the quizzes 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto10

11 Lecture Notes Prior to each class and before turning in the extra credit, students should take notes from one of these or from a combination of  Online interactive e-book  Power Point Lectures  Camtasia lecture videos Each objective should consist of two examples Do not turn in notes which you take in class Staple each chapter and put them inside a report cover (not a binder) Turn them in during on-campus tests TIPS: Use Multimedia Library in MyMathLab to find the videos, e-book, power point  Take notes, repeat, pause, as needed. 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto11

12 How to Study Watch the Camtasia lecture videos, power point, or interactive E-Book for each section Take NOTES while watching. Only turn in notes which are done outside classroom Do the online homework. ◦ You can always correct your mistake (by clicking “similar exercise”) and improve your scores even after the due dates. ◦ Remember to show NEAT work for your online homework portfolio. Do extra credit. ◦ Important: to open an online extra credit, you need 80% or higher on all homework. ◦ You can submit the extra credit up to three (3) times and only the highest score counts. 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto12

13 Cont: How to Study Before each on-campus test ◦ Study the sample test ◦ Study your notes and online homework portfolio. Utilize other resources ◦ Online Pearson Tutoring - free ◦ ELAC Math Lab in K5-104 – free Post any general questions in Discussion Board Q & A inside ETUDES so that everyone can respond 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto13

14 Is This Class Right For You? Did you do well in Intermediate Algebra or College Algebra? Have you taken math recently? Are you good at learning math on your own? Are you good with using technology? Can you manage your time well? If you answer “no” to any of these questions, then you might want to consider taking a regular Math /15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto14

15 What Is The Next Step? Register in and login to MyMathLab (available since today) ◦ Use the free trial for 14 days ◦ Perform “Browser Check” Order the textbook package ASAP if you are sure this class is right for you Login to ETUDES (available after Sep 2) ◦ Read Syllabus ◦ Print Calendar ◦ Do Week 1 Assignment ASAP 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto15

16 Good luck and “see you” in class! 1/15/2015Instructor: Anne Siswanto16


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