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Outcomes

  • What are they?

Curriculum

  • Basic Computation
    • Unit conversion
    • Fractions
    • Percentages and ratios
    • Estimation
      • Order of magnitude
      • Back of the envelope calculations
  • Algebra I
    • Logs, exponentials
    • Solving equations
    • Algebraic terminology, e.g. function
  • Algebra II
    • Series
  • Graph Analysis
    • Slope, intercepts
    • Linear, quadratic, cubic, exponential, log, etc.
  • Statistics
    • Mean (geometric, arithmetic), median, mode
    • Regression
    • Correlation
    • OLS
    • R^2
    • P value
  • Basic Calculus
    • Basics of differential
      • Slope, tangent
    • Basics of integral
      • Limit, area under a curve
  • Tools
    • Spreadsheet
      • Simple data analysis
      • Graphing (scatter, histogram, pie charts)
    • Function Flyer

Assessment

  • Quizzes?

Logistics

  • Faculty
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Meeting schedule
  • Lab reservations

Resources

Questions

  • Credit vs no credit, if no what's the motivation?
    • money, zoo trip, something else?