MTH 105 - Introduction to Contemporary Math

MTH 105 - Introduction to Contemporary Math A survey course in mathematics for students in the liberal arts and other non-science majors. Topics are selected from areas such as management science, statistics, social choice, the geometry of size and shape, and computers and their applications. Emphasizes the application of mathematics to the problems of contemporary society and the critical role these applications play in economic, political and personal life. Course Outcomes: Formulate questions that can be addressed with data, then organize, display and analyze relevant data to address these questions and communicate results. Apply the basic principles of study design to develop and analyze the validity of simple experiments. Demonstrate numeric and algebraic reasoning skills to support statistical analysis and financial literacy. Construct, use, and interpret mathematical models, specifically linear, quadratic, logarithmic, and exponential functions, to represent relationships in quantitative data.
Date:
2015
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Collection
Institution:
Linn-Benton Virtual College
Project Name:
LB iLearn Online
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
Math, Contemporary Math

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Linn County Parks and Recreational Department - Provided curriculum advice.
Industry Sector:
Management of Companies and Enterprises (55)
Occupation:
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Mathematics and Statistics (27)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
1 credit - 30 hours of student time
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
QM
Quality Note:
This course was subjected to a six step review process: 1. A SME creates the outline and all content. The course is submitted to a course developer for implementation into the CANVAS LMS system. Areas of confusion or items that need additional clarity are identified and remediated. 3. An instructional design checklist is applied to ensure ADA, UDL, and Creative Commons compliance. 3. Course is reviewed using a modified Quality Matters Rubric. 4. The initial offering is by the original SME to identify other necessary revisions. 5. Course goes through a secondary Quality Improvement process evaluation by an Instructional Designer and is subject to a Quality Improvement checklist. 6. Course is reviewed by third-party evaluator acting in the role of a SME.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Contemporary Math

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Decorative Images Marked With Null Alt Text
  • Complex Images, Charts, and Graphs Have Text Descriptions
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content

Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
LB iLearn Online
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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