Resources for Essentials of College Algebra

Essentials of College Algebra is a college-level math course redesigned using the Emporium Model to continue to accelerate student progression towards completion. Materials include assignments, weekly calendars, an instructor guide, sample grading policy, syllabus, and student success contract.
Primary Material Type:
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Syllabus, Tutorial, Assessment Tool
Delaware Technical Community College
Funding Source:
math, mathematics, college algebra, grading policy, factoring, greatest common factor, difference of squares, FOIL, quadratic equations, quadratic formula, functions, graphing, linear equations, slope, y-intercept, x-intercept, syllabus, homework schedule, class schedule, student success contract

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Collaboration with Community College of Baltimore County Essex included conversations about implementing Emporium-style math courses.
Industry Sector:
Educational Services (61)
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • None
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
8 hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Note:
Curriculum and other supporting materials were developed by a internal subject matter experts in conjunction with instructional designers. At the conclusion of the program, the curriculum underwent an external SME review.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:
Essentials of College Algebra course is part of the Emporium Model of mathematics classes at Delaware Technical Community College.


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 Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Non Flickering Content

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.