College Algebra and Problem Solving - Arizona State University

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Learn the basics of Algebra while preparing for future courses in Calculus through this credit-eligible college level math course.With this course you earn while you learn, you gain recognized qualifications, job specific skills and knowledge and this helps you stand out in the job market.

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What I would highlight Arizona (EdX Partnership) Came back after decades away from being at college. And took 5 courses through the ASU program and did exceptionally well, which I found out down the road, I can apply for College Credit through Arizona State University which was amazing opportunity for an old timer like myself to apply for college credit while working for my second bachelors degree at Nazarene Bible College (CO) and my second Associate at Fredrick Community College (MD) both colleges allowing me to apply the 5 classes/16 units towards my general electives. Amazing course, learned a lot in these courses.. Thanks again for educating an old fart! Arizona State University and edX - THE PARTNERSHIP was amazing, teachers were exceptional- THE SCHOOLING AND EDUCATION - ROCKS! Got to learn from some of the best Professors around and a support team that was unmatched. Thanks again ASU and edX.. WHAT IS THE WORD THE YOUNG CATS USE THESE DAYS???? AWESOME!!!!

What could be improved Everything OK.

Course taken: May 2016 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What I would highlight I struggled in math but I have learned a lot in this course. I love how it started with a knowledge check to see where I was in math and then gave me lessons on what I needed help with.

What could be improved Nothing bad.

Course taken: November 2015 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What I would highlight Excellent course that makes brilliant use of online platform. Finally, a Math MOOC that does not try to imitate the brick and mortar experience but instead uses MOOC potentialities to their best advantage. The course incorporates features I have been dreaming of since the advent of MOOC's in (roughly) 2013, e.g., a truly self-paced timeline (though I have not been able to figure out how to revise my weekly mastery objectives); to-the-point examples, so that students do not have to slog unnecessarily through video lectures/transcripts; a simple easy-to-use graphing tool. Thank you professors, graduate students, engineers, software developers, and University of Arizona. Thank you. This is the first MOOC that I can and will recommend to my own students without reservation.

What could be improved No negative aspects.

Course taken: November 2015 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What you'll learn on the course

Problem Solving
College Algebra

Course programme

In this college level Algebra course, you will learn to apply algebraic reasoning to solve problems effectively. You’ll develop skills in linear and quadratic functions, general polynomial functions, rational functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions. You will also study systems of linear equations. This course will emphasize problem-solving techniques, specifically by means of discussing concepts in each of these topics. Content in this course will be adaptive, allowing you to achieve mastery in a certain concept before moving on to the next. This 3 credit hour course satisfies the Mathematical Studies (MA) general studies requirement at Arizona State University. This course may satisfy a general education requirement at other institutions; however, it is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring the credit.