Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CG 123 - Amplify My Math Preparation (AMMP)

1 Credit(s)

This course is intended for students who desire to strengthen study skills, problem-solving abilities, and previously learned mathematical skills. As part of this course, students participate in activities designed to strengthen critical thinking skills and skills to support success in the college learning environment. This course also reshapes students’ math attitudes, develops study skills, addresses math and test anxiety, and fosters productive persistence, reflection, and self-efficacy. This course provides a structured setting for students to refresh and review math skills in order to improve their math placement by utilizing ALEKS PPL Learning Modules. This course requires students to use online software for working on the learning modules. Having internet access outside of class is necessary since some homework will be completed in an online learning system (ALEKS).

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the factors and characteristics that contribute to success in a math class
  2. Apply strategies for developing an internal locus of control, productive perseverance, self-efficacy, and self-esteem
  3. Explain and apply techniques to improve listening, reading, test-taking, and note-taking in traditional and online math classes
  4. Explain the factors and characteristics that contribute to success in a math class
  5. Explain personal learning styles and how they can improve memory
  6. Develop a study schedule and positive study environment plan
  7. Develop core math skills in preparation for program math courses
  8. Apply techniques for test, math, and general anxiety reduction

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