Precalculus, seventh edition; Roland E. Larson & Robert P. Hostetler; Houghton
Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004.
Academic Adjustment for Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations or academic
adjustments for this course must contact the Office of services for Students
with Disabilities (Room N769, 220-8180). BMCC is committed to providing equal
access to all programs and curricula to all students.
Requirement of Students
Students should check for new announcements on a daily basis. Your attendance to
the class session is based on the time that you log in to the course page
(minimum two times per week).
Students should always check for new assignments on a weekly basis, read the
relevant sections of the textbook and try to understand the sample problems
given in each section. They should be prepared to work out the practice problems
in the text, sample problems in the lecture notes, and solve the assignment
questions between lectures to develop a better understanding of the material.
Your attendance takes place 100% on the CUNY Portal web site. You must check the
announcements and assignments at least two times per week
Plan well ahead and submit all your work (quizzes, assignments, discussion
postings) on time. One point will be deducted for each day late of any
Homework Help Discussion Board
Please try to be an active participant in this ‘ Homework Help Forum” throughout
the semester. You check this forum daily, ask questions, answer questions, and
make suggestion in this forum. You will receive extra credit points for
participating in this forum.
Evaluation of Students
There will be a lecture quiz at the end of each Chapter. Study the chapter
material very thoroughly before you attempt the quiz. Take all the chapter
quizzes online in a timely fashion. A missed quiz will be recorded as a zero
grade . You may do the quizzes as many times as you want before you submit the
final result. Each time, you will get an instant feed back from the Blackboard
for your work. There will be also deadline for final submission by way of time
and date for each quiz.
There will be a set off assigned homework problems each week. The due date is
very important. All the homework assignments need to be submitted into the
Digital -Drop- Box on or before the due date. Solutions will be posted and the
homework assignments will not be accepted after the solution is posted.
1. Discussion questions
The discussion questions will be posted each week under the Discussion board
button on main course menu. Before submitting your first discussion board, read
about how to submit your discussion board by clicking here.
Post your first response to the discussion board by the
first discussion board deadline. Read all other student posts before the final
deadline and use the idea either to correct your own post or if you feel the
other student is making an error, politely point out the mistake. Make sure you
respond to students and professor questions and comments on your post.
2. Weekly Assignments: Each week you will be assigned
specific problems from your textbook. Before submitting your first homework
assignment read carefully the instructions for submitting the homework. Finish
all the online homework on time.
3. Technology Assignment: Students are expected to do
mathematical projects using technology - either a graphing calculator or
Midterm & Final
The midterm and Final exam will be in-class exam during the middle of the
semester and the final week of the semester The questions will be in Microsoft
Word Format. Students are required to bring their own calculator and take the
exam during the allotted time and day.
The final grade will be will be determined in the following manner.
Student Online Participation (virtual attendance and online discussion 10 %)
Lecture Quizzes (20%)
Assignments (weekly homework 20%)
Technology Assignment (10%)
Midterm & Final (40%)