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WELCOME TO THE ADULT LEARNING ACADEMY: MATH EDITION !. Debbie Char Assistant Professor of Mathematics Developmental Math Coordinator St. Louis Community College [email protected] THINK HEALTHCARE WORKERS DON’T NEED MATH ?. Think again!.

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Welcome to the adult learning academy math edition

WELCOME TO THE ADULT LEARNING ACADEMY: MATH EDITION!

Debbie Char

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Developmental Math Coordinator

St. Louis Community College

[email protected]



The patient s headache began at 1330 it s now 0200
The patient’s headache began at 1330. It’s now 0200.

How long has he had the headache?


The newborn weighs 3 7 kilograms should we worry
The newborn weighs 3.7 kilograms. Should we worry?


The surgery costs 7500 insurance pays 80 after a 500 copay how much will the patient owe
The surgery costs $7500. Insurance pays 80% after a $500 copay. How much will the patient owe?


5mg of medication must be given for every kilogram a patient weighs. Is 250 mg a reasonable dose for a 120-lb woman?


The patient s temperature is 37 degrees should we call the doctor
The patient’s temperature weighs. is 37 degrees. Should we call the doctor?


A patient exercises for weighs. ¾ of an hour every day for a week.Has she exercised for 4 hours as she promised her doctor?


The mean age for onset of a disease is 15 can a 5 year old get the disease
The weighs. mean age for onset of a disease is 15. Can a 5-year-old get the disease?


As weighs. many as

3,000 to 6,800 deaths are caused annually by medication math errors.

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS NEED TO KNOW MATH!


But not everyone is ready
But not everyone is ready weighs.

for the math required in Healthcare

training courses


So we created the adult learning academy

So we created the weighs. ADULT LEARNING ACADEMY

(ALA)


ALA: weighs.

COMPASS TEST PLACES STUDENTS INTO ONE OR BOTH SUBJECTS

Integrated Reading and Writing (IRW)

MATH 020





SELF-PACED total 168 students.

Students have taken from 1 to 22 weeks to complete ALA Pre-Algebra (Math 020), Average completion time: 5 – 6 weeks.


CONTEXTUALIZED total 168 students.

All word problems are related to healthcare.


MODULARIZED, total 168 students.

COMPETENCY-BASED

Eight modules:

a student must score at least 75% on the test for one module before continuing to the next.


INTENSIVE total 168 students.

Students are expected to spend at least 20 hours per week in the ALA (including Reading, Writing, and Math)


OPEN-SOURCE VIDEOS total 168 students.

Khan Academy math videos and practice exercises are available free of charge, anywhere a student has internet access.


HANDS-ON, SMALL-GROUP WORKSHOPS total 168 students.

Workshops provide an overview of each unit, offering hands-on activities and emphasizing important points in the unit.


PERSONAL ATTENTION total 168 students.

At least one Instructor or Educational Assistant is available five days a week to answer questions.


MOHEALTHWINS ADULT LEARNING ACADEMY total 168 students.

PRE-ALGEBRA

FLOWCHART


The first thirteen cohorts
The First Thirteen Cohorts total 168 students.

Between February 11 and August 23, 2013, 135 students started Math ALA. Here are their results:

61% completed all 8 units

Mean time to completion: 5.6 weeks

Mean improvement in Compass score: 21.5 points


We have expanded the ALA to include an total 168 students.Elementary Algebracourse in the same format!


We are so excited
We are so excited! total 168 students.


Questions comments suggestions
Questions, Comments, Suggestions total 168 students.

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