Math 103 - College Algebra - Brandon Hilst
This is a synchronous course that will meet online via Canvas. Students will be required to login to Canvas each day the class is scheduled to meet, watch the daily lecture videos, post questions and/or comments in discussion boards, and complete daily assignments. Exams and quizzes will be completed in Canvas also.
This course presents linear and non-linear functions, conics, exponential and logarithmic functions, matrices, complex numbers, theory of equations, sequences, and series
What to Expect in this Course
All material for the course is accessed through Canvas. Each day that new material is covered, students will be expected to watch the lecture videos and complete the associated daily assignments. Questions about the material should be posted in appropriate discussion boards during class time. Exams and quizzes must also be completed during the scheduled class time on the days they are assigned. Late submissions of any work will not be accepted unless there is a valid reason. All due dates will be specified in the course syllabus.
Types of Assessments
Assessments will include daily assignments, quizzes relating to the homework assignments, four exams covering 2-3 chapters each, and a cumulative final exam on the last day the course meets.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
College Algebra (4th edition) by Cynthia Y. Young. Please note that this is *not* a ZTC textbook, so purchasing or renting a copy will be necessary.
Other Relevant Course Information
Students wishing to add the class must contact the instructor directly via email. Add codes will be provided on the first day the course meets, provided that space is available. Students will also be required to login to Canvas the first day the class meets to complete the first day's material. Failure to do so may result in being dropped from the course.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
- CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: email@example.com)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.
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Last updated: 03/31/2022 Sub#: 188