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Professor:Scott Lubell
  • OnlineLive
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


Scott Lubell

While teaching you the mathematics of Measurement and Computations with my years of experience in engineering and manufacturing industries I bring to life the material taught. I will show you how the mathematics relates to the manufacturing, engineering and life science world. As you learn that the material is directly be related to technical industries it also applies to daily life applications. Real world examples bring to light how understanding Measurement and Computations will benefit you in you chosen profession as well as day to day life.

Course Description

As notes in the Student Learning Outcome upon completing the course the student will be able to  “Apply simple mathematical principles and techniques to solve problems related to manufacturing and career technical field.” however the class goes deeper than that. From the presentations, materials covered and assignments given different examples across multiple industries and functional applications will presented to bring to life the subject matter to aid the student in being successful in their chosen profession.

What to Expect in this Course

The class will follow the structure of the text in sequential order. Depending on the modality of the course either InPerson or Online Live, all the lectures are live (face to face, or on Zoom). The course work and assigned problems will be in Canvas Modules and submitted as such. A bulk of the material is based on the text however some material is presented for other sources. To assist students to review material presented in class. the lectures are recorded in the Canvas chapter module. It is highly recommended to read the chapters in advance of the lectures to better understand the material.

Types of Assessments

Students mastering of the material will be assessed by homework, quizzes and exams. There additional assignments to review case studies to aid in showing the relevance of the material in real world applications. 

Textbook Information

Mathematics for the Trades - A Guided Approach, 11th Edition
ISBN# 978-0-13-475696-7

Additional Resources


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Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

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Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

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Last updated: 02/25/2024 Sub#: 562