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Spring 2014 MTH 45 Basic Mathematics (4 units)

Section 4447      Begins 1/21     Ends 5/23

Course Description

This course will be a review of arithmetic involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and signed numbers; and a study of basic algebra concepts and techniques, such as variables, distributive property, combining like terms, and solving equations. Students will also solve problems involving ratios, proportions, percents and geometry.

  • Instructor:  Jason Edington
  • Email: jedington@mendocino.edu
  • Textbook Information:
    • Textbook:  Either 032119991X or 032182816X: , Approximate cost new $110 or $191 (Students can take advantage of a 17 day temporary access code – but they must purchase an access code or the book with the access code before the end of the 17 days.  Students need to log in on the first day and get started as assignments are due the first week.)
  • Estimated Time per Week: Students can expect to spend approximately 3 hours per week, per unit (so, 12 hours) reading, writing, and taking quizzes and participating in online class discussions.
  • Special Requirements: Log into Etudes the first day of class.
  • Assignments & Tests: See Schedule on MyMathLab
  • Additional Comments: The entire course will be conducted online through the MyMathLab website. Students are required to have Internet access, an active email account, the ability to use word processing, conduct Internet searches, attach files, send emails, and work independently.
  • New to ETUDES: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use ETUDES. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with ETUDES. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through ETUDES.
  • ETUDES Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Log in to your course on the first day of the class. Here's how:
Go to the ETUDES portal at https://myetudes.org/portal

Log-in ID

Password

First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Student COLLEAGUE ID
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
    Jose A. Garcia
    Student ID: 1021945
    Username = joga21945

Default Password: Month Day of birth in school records
 
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82)
Password = 0411

You will be prompted to create a "strong" password, if you are a returning student use the same password you previously created.

ETUDES link