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Overview

  1. New lessons will be posted on the Lessons page of the course website by 10:00 am each Monday.
  2. The lessons should be done in the order they appear in the Current Lessons section of the Lessons page.
  3. Follow the instructions for each lesson. Plan to spend at least 200 minutes each week working through lessons and at least 400 minutes each week working on homework problems.
  4. Some of the lessons require the use of a calculator. You are required to purchase a Texas Instruments TI–30X IIS calculator to use in this course. No other calculator model is acceptable.
  5. After completing the lessons for the week (meaning one has worked through each lesson, completed all of the homework problems, thoroughly understood the material covered in the lesson, and reworked the homework problems several times), students will take a 50-point online quiz covering the lesson material. The 60-minute quiz may be accessed via Brightspace by clicking on the Quizzes link in the navigation bar. The quiz must be completed by 11:59 pm on Sunday.
  6. Help is available from Dr. Randby online. See the Help page for instructions on obtaining help.
  7. The policies and guidelines of the course appear in the syllabus. Students are required to download, read, and understand this document.

Progress Reviews

All students must meet online with Dr. Randby for four progress reviews. These reviews will occur during weeks 2, 5, 8, and 11 of the course. Students will sign up for the progress reviews during weeks 1, 4, 7, and 10 of the course. Detailed information about the progress reviews is given in the syllabus.

Course Syllabus

  • Syllabus
    • Students are required to download, read, and understand this document.

Course Information

  • Course Name: Mathematics for Modern Technology
  • Course Numbers: 2030:161-020 74583
  • Course Type: Online (100% online)
  • Length: 8/28/2017-12/10/2017

Instructor Information

  • Dr. Scott P. Randby
    Associate Professor of Technical Mathematics
    Department of Applied General and Technical Studies
    College of Applied Science and Technology
    The University of Akron
    Polsky 131F
    Akron, OH 44325-6105

Dr. Randby's Home Page

Author: Scott P. Randby

Email: srandby@uakron.edu

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