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Math 260 Hybrid(1446) Orientation–Fall 2014. Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:30-2:30 Facilitator: Anne Siswanto Website before logging in to class: Class meets every Friday 12:30 – 2:30 in C2-123A. Some meetings maybe scheduled online through CCC Confer.

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Math 260 hybrid 1446 orientation fall 2014
Math 260 Hybrid(1446) Orientation–Fall 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:30-2:30Facilitator: Anne SiswantoWebsite before logging in to class: http://www.myonlinemath.comClass meets every Friday 12:30 – 2:30 in C2-123A. Some meetings maybe scheduled online through CCC Confer

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Websites used for class
Websites Used for Class

  • MyMathLab / Course Compass


    • Course ID: siswanto24116

    • Mainly used for online math assignments: homework, quizzes, and extra credits

    • Need a valid email addressand course ID to register

    • Can request temporary access for 14 days

    • Must purchase MyMathLab (MML) access code within 14 days

    • Zip Code is 91754

    • Tech Support: 1 800 677 6337

    • Multimedia library contains e-book, videos, power point, and animation

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

More about websites for this class
More about Websites for This Class



    • Instructions to login is available from

    • Mainly used for communication - discussion posting and private message, and gradebook

  • Contains:

    • Announcements

    • Resources

      • Welcome, syllabus, calendar, sample tests

    • Communication

      • Private Message, Discussion Board

    • Grade Book

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Important information
Important Information

  • In order not to be dropped, ALL students need to

    • Login to Course Compass and ETUDES by Sunday, September 7, 2014

    • Complete online HW and quiz sections 1.1-1.3 by Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Textbook options
Textbook Options

There are three options for textbook:

Option 1

ELAC Custom Version of textbook + MML

  • Precalculus with MyMathLab by Sullivan Custom Edition for ELAC and Santa Monica

  • ISBN 1-2561-5168-8

  • Price: $ 119 ** the least expensive option**

    Option 2

    Standalone MyMathLab (Course Compass) Student Access Code.

  • E-Book is included online

  • Price: $114 from the or $50-$70 from, E-Bay or

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Textbook options1
Textbook Options

Option 3

Regular package textbook + MML - available anywhere else. Price $220 or $223 – MML Access Code is included.

  • Textbook:  Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry, 2/E

  • MyMathLab (Course Compass) Access Code,

  • Package ISBN-10: 0321704347 | ISBN-13: 9780321704344 OR Package ISBN-10: 0321730550 | ISBN-13: 9780321730558  

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Method of evaluation
Method of Evaluation

  • Final Exam 25%

  • Three Tests 45%

  • Participation 10%   

  • Notes 5%

  • Online homework 10%**

  • Online Homework Portfolio 5%   

    Total 100 %

    + 3% extra credit

    Grading System:

  • A: 90 – 100 B: 80 – 89.9 C:65 – 79.9

  • D: 55 – 64.5 F: below 55

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Final exam tests extra credit
Final Exam, Tests, Extra Credit

  • Final exam and Tests

    • Dates are posted in calendar

    • Closed book and closed notes

    • Scientific calculator only, no graphing calculator or phones or other electronic devices

    • Sample tests are posted in ETUDES > Resources

  • Extra credits (Maximum: 3 points)

    • Available in MyMathLab

    • Can be opened only by students who finishes online homework on time with scores of 80% or higher

    • Also available for students who post an avatar or picture in their ETUDES profile.

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Online homework and portfolio
Online Homework and Portfolio

  • Online homework

    • Available in MyMathLab

    • At the end, the average is multiplied by 1.1.

    • 10% will be deducted from any homework problem turned in after it is due

  • Online homework portfolio

    • Write all the steps needed to complete each problem in online homework

    • If no steps are needed, just write the answer

    • Label each chapter, section, and question

    • Staple each chapter and put them inside a report cover (not a binder)

    • Turn them in during on-campus tests

Instructor: Anne Siswanto


  • Discussion posting

    • Available in ETUDES

    • Consists of six (6) required topics

    • Posting in Q&A is optional, but recommended

  • Weekly online quizzes

    • Available in MyMathLab

    • Always due on Wednesday, one day after the homework is due

    • Can be taken unlimited number of times by their due dates and only the highest score counts

    • No need to turn in portfolio for the quizzes

Instructor: Anne Siswanto

Lecture notes
Lecture Notes

  • Prior to each class and before turning in the extra credit, students should take notes from one of these or from a combination of

    • Online interactive e-book

    • Power Point Lectures

    • Camtasia lecture videos

  • Each objective should consist of two examples

  • Do not turn in notes which you take in class

  • Staple each chapter and put them inside a report cover (not a binder)

  • Turn them in during on-campus tests

    TIPS: Use Multimedia Library in MyMathLab to find the videos, e-book, power point

    • Take notes, repeat, pause, as needed.

  • Instructor: Anne Siswanto

    How to study
    How to Study

    • Watch the Camtasia lecture videos, power point, or interactive E-Book for each section

    • Take NOTES while watching. Only turn in notes which are done outside classroom

    • Do the online homework.

      • You can always correct your mistake (by clicking “similar exercise”) and improve your scores even after the due dates.

      • Remember to show NEAT work for your online homework portfolio.

    • Do extra credit.

      • Important: to open an online extra credit, you need 80% or higher on all homework.

      • You can submit the extra credit up to three (3) times and only the highest score counts.

    Instructor: Anne Siswanto

    Cont how to study
    Cont: How to Study

    • Before each on-campus test

      • Study the sample test

      • Study your notes and online homework portfolio.

    • Utilize other resources

      • Online Pearson Tutoring - free

      • ELAC Math Lab in K5-104 – free

    • Post any general questions in Discussion Board Q & A inside ETUDES so that everyone can respond

    Instructor: Anne Siswanto

    Is this class right for you
    Is This Class Right For You?

    • Did you do well in Intermediate Algebra or College Algebra?

    • Have you taken math recently?

    • Are you good at learning math on your own?

    • Are you good with using technology?

    • Can you manage your time well?

      If you answer “no” to any of these questions, then you might want to consider taking a regular Math 260.

    Instructor: Anne Siswanto

    What is the next step
    What Is The Next Step?

    • Register in and login to MyMathLab (available since today)

      • Use the free trial for 14 days

      • Perform “Browser Check”

    • Order the textbook package ASAP if you are sure this class is right for you

    • Login to ETUDES (available after Sep 2)

      • Read Syllabus

      • Print Calendar

      • Do Week 1 Assignment ASAP

    Instructor: Anne Siswanto

    Good luck and “see you” in class!

    Instructor: Anne Siswanto