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43240
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43240

November 4, 2018
Printed 8/16/2012
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Georgia Piedmont Technical College
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COURSE:"MATH"1111 SEMESTER: Fall 2018
CRN LISTING NUMBERS: 20734
OUTLINE, SYLLABUS, & ORIENTATION INFORMATION
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FACULTY INFORMATION
Instructor Name: Mrs. Shanah Grant
Campus: Dekalb Email":""grantsh@gptc.edu"""""""""""Phone: N/A
Website: http://shanahgrant.wixsite.com/mysite PASSWORD ACCESS: GPTC
Office Hours: N/A
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Division Chair: Dr. Dale Burgess
Dekalb Email: burgessd@gptc.edu Phone: 404-297-9522 Ext.: 1120
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CLASS INFORMATION TABLE
Class
CRN
Days
Time
Room #
MATH 1111
20734
M
9:30am 10:45am
A205
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CREDIT HOURS & PREREQUISITES
The federal definition of a semester credit hour is one hour of classroom instruction and two hours out of class
student work each week. The Prerequisites includes 3!credit!hours,Minimum!COMPASS!score!of!37!or!above/ASSET!
score!of!42!or!completion!of!MAT!0099!with!a!minium!grade!of!"C"!or!better!and!a!minimum!ALGEBRA!exit!ASSET!score!of!
42!or!COMPASS!score!of!37!or!more.
INTRODUCTION & COURSE DESCRIPTION
Emphasizes!techniques!of!problem!solving!using!algebraic!concepts.!Topics!include:!algebraic!concepts!and!operations,!
linear!and!quadratic!equations!and!functions,!simultaneous!equations,!inequalities,!exponents!and!powers,!graphing!
techniques,!and!analytic!geometry.
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COURSE COMPETENCIES
ALGEBRAIC!CONCEPTS!AND!OPERATIONS!
!!!!!Fundamental!laws!
!!!!!Algebraic!expressions!
!!!!!Equations!and!formulas!
LINEAR!AND!QUADRATIC!EQUATIONS!AND!FUNCTIONS!
!!!!!Linear!equations!
!!!!!Factoring!
!!!!!Fractions!
!!!!!Quadratic!equations!
SIMULTANEOUS!EQUATIONS!
!!!!!Graphical!solutions!
!!!!!Algebraic!solutions!
!!!!!Solutions!by!determinants!
INEQUALITIES!
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!!!!!Graphical!solutions!
!!!!!Algebraic!solutions!
EXPONENTS!AND!POWERS!
!!!!!Laws!of!exponents!
!!!!!Scientific!notation!
GRAPHING!TECHNIQUES!
!!!!!Cartesian!coordinates!
!!!!!Graphing!functions!
ANALYTIC!GEOMETRY!
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Math%1111%Student%Learning%Objectives:% % All%of%the%above%and%the%following%concepts%
Fundamental!laws:!!Identify!the!fundamental!laws!of!algebra.!
Algebraic!expressions:!!Utilize!fundamental!laws!of!algebra!to!simplify!algebraic!expressions.!
Equations!and!formulas:!!Solve!algebraic!equations!and!formulas.!
Linear!equations:!!Solve!linear!equations.!
Factoring:!!Identify!all!factors!of!algebraic!expressions.!
Fractions:!!Convert!complex!algebraic!fractions!to!equivalent!forms.!
Quadratic!equations:!!Calculate!sum,!difference,!product,!and!quotient!of!algebraic!expressions.!!Solve!quadratic!equations.!
Graphical!solutions:!!Solve!systems!of!linear!equations!graphically.!
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Algebraic!solutions:!!Solve!systems!of!equations!algebraically.!
Solutions!by!determinants:!!Solve!systems!of!linear!equations!by!using!determinants.!
Graphical!solutions:!!Solve!inequalities!graphically.!
Algebraic!solutions:!!Solve!inequalities!algebraically.!
Laws!of!exponents:!!Compute!the!value!of!expressions!involving!exponents.!
Scientific!notation:!!Convert!numbers!to!scientific!notation.!
Cartesian!coordinates:!!Identify!points!on!a!Cartesian!plane!by!given!coordinates.!
Graphing!functions:!!Prepare!graphs!of!algebraic!equations.!
Straight!line:!!Mathematically!define!a!straight!line!and!its!properties.!
Conics:!!Mathematically!define!and!identify!the!circle,!parabola,!hyperbola,!and!ellipse.
TEXTBOOK TITLE
Title: College Algebra Modular !!
Author: !Man!!Sharma ISBN: 9781888469851 Publisher: Educosoft
Printed 8/16/2012
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OTHER TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
E-book/website: www.educosoft.com
Username:
Password:
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Throughout the semester, additional resources may be used. They may include the class lecture notes, Internet,
newspapers, and professional publications.
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EVALUATION
During!the!semester!there!will!be!several!!assessments,!homework!assignments,!participation!assignments,!and/or!a!Final!
Exam.!!They!will!be!weighted!as!follows:!
Assessments!!--60%";"""""""Discussion"--10%;""""""Final"Exam"---"30%"
EXAMPLE OF COURSE GRADE COMPUTATION
Test!Grades:!Module!Assessment!Average!=!88%,!Discussion!=!72%,!Final!Exam!=!68%!
Course!Grade:!0.6*(88)!+!0.1*72!+!0.3*68!=!52.8!+!7.2!+!20.4!=!80.4%!
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Math!1111!students!are!allowed!ONLY"ONE!attempt""on"the"Diagnostic!Assessment;!and!"
multiple"attempts"allowed"on"the"Mastery"Assessment."""The"Module""Mastery"Test"score"should"be"80%"
or"higher."If"a"student"do"not"meet"the"required"score,"a"review"problem"set"will"be"created"on"the"concepts"missed"on"
the"Mastery"Assessment"until"the"student"mastered"the"Module."The"student"will"then"be"able"to"move"to"the"next"
Module!"
****NOTE:"Students"can"complete"ALL"Assessments"from"anywhere…."***"
ALL%EXAMS%WILL%BE%completed%Anywhere%online%.%
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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Modules
Required Percentage
Deadline to Complete Modules
Math1111/Syllabus Review
None
Aug. 20
Module 1
80%
Sept. 3
Module 2
80%
Sept. 17
Module 3
80%
Oct. 1
Module 4
80%
Oct. 15
Module 5
80%
Oct. 22
Module 6
80%
Nov. 5
Module 7
80%
Nov. 19
Module 8
80%
Nov. 26
Summary Test (Final Exam)
None
**Monday Dec 3, 2018**
Schedules are tentative and may be adjusted based on the pace of the class, etc. The instructor reserves the right to make
adjustments as needed and will notify the class in a timely manner as to the new dates for quizzes, exams, and assignment
deadlines.
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Please&read&the&following&user’s&guide&explaining&the&whole&process&for&this&
course&delivery&approach.&It&is&required&of&you&to&completely&understand&this&
process.&After&reading&this&syllabus&and&the&following&user’s&guides,&you&will&be&
required&to&complete&a&response&sheet&with&questions&related&to&this&syllabus&
and&what&is&listed&below&in&User’s&Guide.&Understanding&the&following&User’s&
Guide&will&help&you&understand&how&this&course&will&be&delivered,&and&how&it&will&
help&you&to&complete&this&course.&Read&it&very&carefully.&&
Student Quick Start Guide
Login!to!www.educosoft.com,!using!your!e-mail!ID!as!the!User!-ID!and!welcome!as!the!password.!!
Step"1:" Click"on"syllabus! !Download!and!open!the!syllabus!
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Step"2:" Click"on"“Assessments”"
Take!Module"Placement"Test"(MPT)"(Practice)!one!or!more!number!of!times!for!a!quick!review!of!all!
the!modules!covered!in!Placement!test.!!
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Assessment"listing"screen"with"two"assessments,"for"Practice"and"the"other"for"grades"
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Take!“Module"Placement"Test"(MPT)”!(actual),!complete!it!carefully!and!click!on!submit! !from!
Result!page!click!on!“Module"Completion"Summary”! !Identify!in!which!modules!you!scored!less!
than!proficient!level!and!in!which!modules!you!scored!at!proficient!level!and!got!exemption.!!
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Module"Performance"Summary"Report"after"MPT"
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Module!Placement!Test!Proficiency!score!is!95%*."
First!Module!in!the!list!of!“Can!be!improved”!modules!will!become!active!for!you!to!complete.!
Step"3:"(a)"Click!on!“Assessment”!again! !Take!“Module"Diagnostic"Test!(MDT)!(Practice)”!one!or!more!
number!of!times!to!review!the!Module!content.!
"(b)"Take!“Module"Diagnostic"Test"(MDT)”!(Actual),!complete!all!questions!carefully!and!click!on!
“Submit”.!
"(c)"You!will!see!the!“Result!page”,!listing!all!the!questions!you!responded!and!feedback!
(correct/incorrect)!with!Solution!links.!
(d)""If!you!achieve!an!overall!proficiency!in!MDT!then!you!get!a!message!“Over"all"proficiency"
achieved.”!and!next!module!where!you!“need!improvement”!becomes!active.!!
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Module"Performance"Summary"Report"for"MDT"
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Proficiency"Score"for"MDT"is"80%"
!(d)! If!your!score!in!Module"Diagnostic"Test!(MDT)!is!not!at!Proficient!level,!click!on!“Solutions”!from!
the!Result!Page!to!all!questions!you!answered!incorrectly,!and!learn!how!to!solve!these!problems.!
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Result"Page"with"Response"Analysis"after"completing"MDT"
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After!reviewing!all!the!solutions,!click!on!“Module"Performance"Summary”!to!get!the!Module!Diagnostic!
Report.!!
Typical"Screen"for"Module"Performance"Summary"Report"for"MDT"
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! In!Diagnostic!Report!you!will!see!a!list!of!sections!of!the!module!where!you!achieved!proficiency!and!where!
you!get!the!message!“Can!be!improved”.!You!will!also!see!a!link!for!“Study"Plan”.!
Typical"Study"Plan"Screen,"created"if"score"in"MDT"is"below"proficient"level"
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Step"4:"Study"Plan""
"(a)"Observe!that!in!the!above!study!plan!you!see!a!list!of!all!module!sections!included!in!MDT.!
"(b)"Some!sections!where!performance!was!proficient!are!exempted!from!the!study!plan,!and!others!
have!active!assignments!(Home!works!and!Quizzes).!
"(c)"For!each!active!section,!there!are!examples!listed!on!the!left!side.!You!are!required!to!study!those!
examples!to!be!able!to!take!Home!work.!After!studying!examples,!click!on!the!Home!work,!
complete!it,!and!then!click!on!the!quiz!and!complete!it.!
"(d)"If!you!complete!a!section!by!studying!its!activated!examples!and!completing!Home!work!and!quiz!
with!proficient!score,!you!will!be!allowed!to!move!to!the!next!section!activities.!!
"(e)"After!you!complete!activities!in!all!active!sections!of!the!module!with!proficient!score,!Module"
Mastery"Test!become!active.!
Step"5:" Module"Mastery"Test"(MMT):"Click!on!“Assessment”!link,!you!will!see!Module!Mastery!Tests,!(MMT)!is!
active.!No"practice"test"for"module"mastery"test.!
(a) Complete!the!MMT!by!answering!all!the!questions!carefully.!This!is!your!last!activity!of!the!
module.!!Your"module"grade"will"be"based"on"this"score"in"this"test"or"score".!!
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(b) If!you!are!not!able!to!attain!proficient!score!in!MMT,!contact!your!instructor!immediately!for!
assistance.!He/She!will!guide!you!on!how!you!can!improve!your!performance!and!give!you!
another!attempt!on!MMT.!
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Once!you!complete!Module"Master"Test!successfully,!next!module!in!the!list!of!modules!to!be!
completed!becomes!active.!
Proficiency"score"for"MMT"is"80%"
Continue"the"process"from"step"3"–"step"5"for"other"modules."
Ms.&Grant’s&Classroom&Policies:&
Attendance&–&The&GPTC&attendance&policy&WILL&be&adhered&to.&Unless&there&is&
proof&of&an&emergency&as&to&why&a&student&was&not&in&class,&that&student&WILL&be&
marked&absent&for&the&day&and&dropped&after&the&third&absent.&Attendance&may&
be&taken&at&the&beginning,&middle&and/or&end&of&class.&If&a&student&is&absent&when&
attendance(s)&is&taken,&that&student&is&absent&for&the&day,&unless&the&instructor&is&
notified&of&the&student&being&late.&&
Disrespect&–&Disrespect&WILL&NOT&be&tolerated&in&the&classroom&&nor&via&emails.&
If&the&instructor&senses&that&a&student&is&being&disrespectful,&that&student&may&be&
asked&to&leave&the&classroom.&&In&the&event&that&the&instructor&&is&disrespected&via&
email,&&the&instructor&reserves&the&right&to&not&respond&to&such&emails.&
Participation&–&Occasionally,&there&will&be&class&activities.&EVERY&student&is&
expected&to&participate.&If&a&student&fails&to&participate,&that&student&will&be&asked&
to&leave&class&and/or&will&be&marked&absent&for&that&day.&
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COLLEGE POLICIES
The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is a critical component and requirement of the College’s reaffirmation process by the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the regional accrediting body for
higher education institutions. Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC)’s QEP: Enhancing Reading
Comprehension and Digital Literacy promotes accomplishment of the College’s Mission in the support of student learning
by focusing on active reading and digital literacy skills within program and college-level courses. The implementation of the

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