Presentation on theme: "MATH 112 (Tuesday) Spring 2015 Instructor:. Syllabus Keep your copy of the syllabus handy Questions will arise throughout the semester Answers can."— Presentation transcript:
Syllabus Keep your copy of the syllabus handy Questions will arise throughout the semester Answers can be found here more quickly than by emailing the instructor! Complete syllabus also available online: Course software (also has this Orientation PowerPoint Presentation) myBama (OIRA) www.mtlc.ua.edu
Email Correspondence Required Instructor to students: Crimson email account Check it regularly! Students to instructor: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Put INSTRUCTOR'S NAME in subject line (All math 112 instructors share this inbox!) Instructor will check this daily
Access Code Required Every student must have a NEW MyLabsPlus access code. Must purchase from UA bookstore or course software Amazon or other online won’t work. Must say “Univ. of AL”, “MTLC” Required to access all assignments and tests Also gives access to a complete e-textbook, video lectures, examples of assignments more Hard-copy textbook is OPTIONAL Temporary access code available in software for the first 21 days of the semester Repeaters may not need a new code - try before you buy!
Allowed Calculator Comes in a white paper box Notice the yellow strip
Tests = 70% Our Math 112 test deadline days will be on THURSDAYS, but you will choose what time to take the test on deadline days. Online registration dates on front page of syllabus Test deadline days on front page of syllabus More testing info on page 4 of syllabus We will discuss Testing in more detail closer to Test 1
Disability Accommodations Office of Disability Services 348-4285 Bring paperwork from ODS One copy to instructor AND one copy directly to the MTLC Do this as soon as possible. Must be done each semester.
Required Attendance (3 credit hour course) Class = 1% 75 minutes every TUESDAY Cover 2 or 3 sections per week Presentation with examples and explanation Participate and sign roll for credit Lab (MTLC) = 1% 75 minutes per week Expect to have ~3 hrs/wk of work outside of class 3-5 assignments per week
MTLC Information-B1 Tutwiler For math work, math help, and math tests Typical Hours of Operation 5 days, 64+ hours each week Business: Mon.-Thur. 8am-5pm, or Friday 8am-4:45pm Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays Limited study hours during Test Weeks Phone Number: 348 – 2592 Website: www.mtlc.ua.eduwww.mtlc.ua.edu
Lab Attendance In MTLC a minimum of 75 minutes each week Does NOT have to be scheduled lab time Partial points awarded for partial time Credit for lab time based only on ACT card swipes Swipe when entering AND exiting the lab. Swiping another student’s ID is academic misconduct. Weekly lab time counted Monday to Friday No “roll over” minutes from one week to another
Homework = 8% Graded homework assignments for each section Due dates and times are in syllabus and software May save, close, and return to complete (before deadline) Can earn 100% on EACH homework assignment Click “Similar Exercise” to rework a problem until you get it right and/or to practice it again! Help is available if needed: ○ In software: Teaching video, e-text, ‘Help Me Solve’ ○ MTLC: Instructors and tutors on duty to help you
Quizzes = 10% Graded quiz for each section. Due dates and times are in syllabus and software No MTLC help during quiz Unlimited number of attempts on each quiz Only the highest score will be included in your grade calculation. You can review the quiz, but only immediately after it has been scored. See which questions you missed and why MTLC help available during review
Working at Home You can work in the software anywhere you have internet access. Homework and quizzes may be completed at home. Work well ahead of deadlines to be safe. If you have any trouble, come to the MTLC right away to complete your assignments on time. Deadlines will not be extended because of home computer/internet issues. Tests must be completed in the MTLC.
Before Our Next Class Get a spiral notebook with pocket for math work. Get an access code (or be prepared to buy it with a credit/debit card through the software) Log into software If you can’t get your own code yet, use the temporary code when prompted For help, go to the MTLC Assignments (3 due Friday): Syllabus Quiz Use your syllabus during the quiz! Homework h1.2&1.3 Quiz q1.2&1.3
Keys to Success Make the commitment now to do what it takes to be successful in this course Attend class and MTLC regularly Stay on schedule (DO < DUE!) Work hard enough on each assignment Get help when you need it – MTLC Staff and CAS Staff are there FOR YOU!