Welcome to Introductory Algebra! This sheet will tell you about the
course, including subject matter, homework, exams, & term grade.
Almost all of your questions about the course can be answered by reading
If anything is unclear, please ask for
locate a complete syllabus of the course on Blackboard.
Required Software: MyMathLab
Course ID: lange61633
Online students must have a valid
e-mail address to register for computer software. All work is done
through the internet, so you need internet access. If you do not have
access to the internet, you may use the computers in the math lab at OC.
This course will work best using Internet Explorer.
Communication plays a vital role in an online students success.
Communication methods for this course include announcements, email, and
discussion boards. You are required to participate in the discussion
boards. Each student should submit 14 meaningful threads/8week
students 7 meaningful threads in the discussion
boards. Idle chitchat and
non-meaningful posts will not count towards your grade. Any emails I
receive will be answered within 2 business days.
Your term grade will be determined according to the following
Please note that I will be checking in on your progress weekly. This
includes checking the time you are spending in each section, the homework
you have completed, and the exam status.
Homework will be assigned for each section. All homework assignments and
tests will be open on the 1st day of class, and will close at the end of the
semester, on December10th, 2013.There is a suggested
completion schedule available. Your five lowest homework grades
will be dropped.
instructions: Click here to see more.
Chapter Tests There are going to be 4 chapter tests.
exam is comprehensive and will be proctored.
You must present a picture ID before taking the final exam.
If you are an OC student, you will take your final exam in
the Math department, ET 120.
New Departmental Policy:
must have a score of a 50 or better on their
final exam or they will receive an “F” for that
Failure to take Final Exam will result in
receiving an F for the class.
Check the OC catalog for specific details.
MATH 0371 passed with a C or better, or an adequate placement exam
Tutoring is available through Developmental Studies and in
the OC Math Lab ET120. The hours for the math lab are
Mon-Thurs 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM, Fr. 8:30AM - 1PM, Sun 2-5PM.
This course is a self-paced
course. The course is broken up by chapters with weekly suggested due dates
available to view in "schedule". Lecture & Practice is part of
your Homework. It will help to prepare you for the up coming
assignments. You will get a grade on what you
completed, and given zeros for what you did not do. Stay up with the
course!!! Make an effort to work on the course everyday. This will also
help you learn the material better. Submit assignments to me as you finish them.
Daily Routine for assignments
For each section you will (1) do the Lecture
and Practice, and (2) do the
homework (read more details under:
Homework procedures). For each chapter you will take a test.
instructions have been added: click here to go to homework instructions.
You must have a back-up plan for this course in case your
primary computer fails during the semester. Computers and
printers are available to use at LRC and OC Math Lab, ET120.