Monday, July 24 – Friday, June 28, 2019
The Department of Mathematics is pleased to offer a math study skills workshop for incoming freshmen. This five day course is designed to help prepare students for the rigors of mathematics during their freshman year and beyond. Students will learn content geared toward Pre-Algebra skills that are necessary to being successful in Algebra. Additionally, participants will develop good study habits, how to stay organized during class, and much more.
Please note this is not a required course, simply an additional offering the Department of Mathematics extends to our incoming freshman. There is no required textbook for this course.
Math Study Skills Workshop
The study skills workshop is taught by members of the Mathematics faculty and will include;
- A review of order of operations, substitution, working with fractions, interpreting words to symbols, reading comprehension, and number sense
- How to check for errors and make their own corrections on their work
- Study habits that promote learning through doing
- Organization skills for their class content and assignments
- How to approach a teacher as a partner in learning the material as well as an evaluator
- Familiarization with multiple spaces around the building that can be utilized for study
- Necessary technology skills to acquire information from a class calendar and website
- How to appropriately use technology in the course rather than be distracted by its presence
For more information, please contact the Academic Counseling Department.