MATH PATHWAY COURSE CONTENT Designed with the student’s goals in mind Relevant Challenging Aligned to specific fields of study Curriculum design based on proven practice Supporting student success course
SAMPLE OF ELEMENTARY STATISTICS PROBLEM During a one-year selling period (225 days), a sales representative made between 0 and 9 sales per day, as shown in the table. If this pattern continues, what is the expected value for the number of sales per day? # of sales, x 0123456789 Frequency, f (in days) 2548604520108531
PROBLEM-SOLVING PROCESS Identify the possible outcomes and find the probability of each. Find the product of each outcome and its corresponding probability. Find the sum of the products. Interpret the results.
IDENTIFY THE POSSIBLE OUTCOMES AND FIND THE PROBABILITY OF EACH. # of sales, x 0123456789 Frequency, f (in days) 2548604520108531 P(x)1/916/754/151/54/452/458/2251/451/751/225
FIND THE PRODUCT OF EACH OUTCOME AND ITS CORRESPONDING PROBABILITY. # of sales, x 0123456789 Frequency, f (in days) 2548604520108531 P(x)1/916/754/151/54/452/458/2251/451/751/225 x*P(x)016/758/153/516/452/1516/757/458/751/25
FIND THE SUM OF THE PRODUCTS. 0 + 16/75 + 8/15 + 3/5 + 16/45 + 2/15 + 16/75 + 7/45 + 8/75 + 1/25 = 529/225
INTERPRET THE RESULTS. # of sales, x 0123456789 Frequency, f (in days) 2548604520108531 P(x)1/916/754/151/54/452/458/2251/451/751/225 x*P(x)016/758/153/516/452/1516/757/458/751/25 Since the sum of products is 529/225 ≈ 2.35, then the sales representative is expected to sell about 2 vehicles per day.
NMP STAT PATHWAY RECRUITMENT FOR FALL 2013 Students who are currently enrolled in MATH 0310 as well as incoming students who qualify for MATH 0330 will be informed of this opportunity for next academic year
COMPARISON CURRENT STATISTICS PATHWAY MATH 0310 – Pre-Algebra STSK 0305 – Study Skills MATH 0330 – Intro. to Alg. MATH 0350 – Int. Alg. MATH 1342 – Elem. Stats. NMP STATISTICS PATHWAY MATH 0310 – Pre-Algebra MATH NMP - dev. math (4 hr) EDUC 1300 – Learning Frameworks Course (study skills) MATH 1342 – Elem. Stats.
IMPACT ON STUDENTS CURRENT STATISTICS PATHWAY COST: up to 15 SCHs TIME: 4 semesters NMP STATISTICS PATHWAY COST: up to 13 SCHs TIME: 3 semesters
IMPACT ON STUDENTS CURRENT STAT PATHWAY NMP STAT PATHWAY
NMP CODEVELOPMENT PARTNERS Schools accepted as codevelopment partners in November 2012. Alamo Colleges–Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, Texas Austin Community College, Austin, Texas Brazosport College, Lake Jackson, Texas El Paso Community College, El Paso, Texas Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas Lonestar College–Kingwood, Kingwood, Texas Midland College, Midland, Texas South Texas College, McAllen, Texas Temple College, Temple, Texas
ROLE OF CODEVELOPMENT PARTNERS Initial implementation of the 3 pathways over 3 years. Work with UT Dana Center to inform and advise on development of NMP Mentoring of 2 nd wave of schools to implement NMP
Purpose - Institute formal procedures for NMP implementation and plan for college-wide communication. High-level administrators Dr. Glenda Barron Dr. Mark Smith Institutional Research Rebecca Richter Diane Barnes NMP LEADERSHIP TEAM
Faculty Members Dr. Paul Foutz Cynthia Martinez Paula Talley Alison Garza Carey Rose Lesha Smith Toni Cuellar Student Support Services Advising Amy Flinn Toni Cuellar Carey Rose Tutoring Pam Low Retention Coordinator Anjanette Mesecke NMP LEADERSHIP TEAM
Purpose create procedures at the departmental level prepare teaching materials Paula Talley Alison Garza Dr. Paul Foutz Cynthia Martinez, Also serve as NMP State Implementation Representative Lesha Smith, NMP INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM
WHY IS NMP IMPORTANT TO YOU? State funding based on Momentum Points
WHY IS NMP IMPORTANT TO YOU? New TSI Requirements The TSI requirements will be increased for the next school year. Students may be required to take more developmental math courses. This could have an effect on our students seeking certification in such fields as nursing.. NMP offers these students another way to meet the TSI requirements and allows them to earn more college credit, helping the college with momentum points.
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO SUPPORT NMP? The New Mathways Project is one of our QEP strategies! Get the word out to students about NMP. Tell students to speak to an advisor or contact either mathematics department. Only 9 Texas schools are currently participating in the project, but ALL of Texas, and MANY other states are watching us closely! Each of us plays a role in the success of our students and this program that could be so valuable to them.