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Louisiana State UniversityDEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICSCourse RedesignUsing TechnologySpring 2008rouse@math.lsu.edu : 

Louisiana State UniversityDEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICSCourse RedesignUsing TechnologySpring 2008rouse@math.lsu.edu

Goals of Redesign at LSUFall 2003 : 

Goals of Redesign at LSUFall 2003 To allow for reduced personnel To incorporate technology to grade student homework To provide consistent content presentation To continue current success rates

Redesign Timeline at LSU : 

Redesign Timeline at LSU Spring 2004 Planning Fall 2004 Pilot MyMathLab Spring 2005 Pilot College Algebra redesign Fall 2005 Partial implementation of College Algebra redesign Opened Pleasant Hall 1st floor lab Spring 2006 Full implementation of College Algebra redesign Pilot of Precalculus redesign Fall 2006 Full implementation of Precalculus redesign Opened Pleasant Hall basement lab Spring 2007 Full implementation of Trigonometry Redesign Fall 2007 All College Algebra, Trig, and Precalculus redesigned Opened Pleasant Hall basement side room

Redesigned CoursesSpring 2008 : 

Redesigned CoursesSpring 2008 College Algebra (3 cr.) and Trigonometry (3 cr.) 3600 students per year 1 hour per week in class minimum of 3 hours per week in lab Precalculus (5 cr. hr.) 400 students per year 2 hours per week in class minimum of 5 hours per week in lab

Redesign FeaturesSpring 2008 : 

Redesign FeaturesSpring 2008 40 students per section All MML assessments and local videos 275-seat learning lab open 60 hours each week 15 students per computer, test in another lab Staggered due dates for all assignments Final grade distribution: 10% Participation (class and lab) 10% Homework (drop 2 of 28) 10% Quizzes (drop 2 of 9) 40% Tests (4, proctored) 30% Final exam (can replace lowest test score)

Redesign PersonnelSpring 2008 : 

Redesign PersonnelSpring 2008 Overall program administrator Course coordinators for each course Tutor supervisor Time clock manager Teaching instructors Teaching math TAs Tutoring first-year math TAs Tutoring ugrad math and biology majors Student tech support

College Algebra Fall Results : 

College Algebra Fall Results *Course rigor increased.

TrigFall Results : 

TrigFall Results

Precalculus Fall Results : 

Precalculus Fall Results

College Algebra, Trig, PrecalculusFall 2006 and Fall 2007Participation Grades : 

College Algebra, Trig, PrecalculusFall 2006 and Fall 2007Participation Grades

College Algebra Spring Results : 

College Algebra Spring Results

TrigSpring Results : 

TrigSpring Results

Precalculus Spring Results : 

Precalculus Spring Results

College Algebra, Trig, PrecalculusSpring 2007 Participation Grades : 

College Algebra, Trig, PrecalculusSpring 2007 Participation Grades

LSU Dual Credit ProgramAdv Math and CA/TrigFall 06 – Spring 2008 : 

LSU Dual Credit ProgramAdv Math and CA/TrigFall 06 – Spring 2008 LSU content with 4 LA institutions issuing credit, 14 schools, 20 teachers Models for credit 1) LSU concurrent enrollment based on final grade of C or better 2) LSU credit based on 70% final exam score and final grade of C or better 3) Other institution credit based on final grade C or better Institution sends faculty member or TA to act as TOR F06 … 62% of 400 students earned dual credit

Louisiana State UniversityDEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICSLSU/NCAT Course Redesign Workshopwww.thencat.orgApril 17, 2008 : 

Louisiana State UniversityDEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICSLSU/NCAT Course Redesign Workshopwww.thencat.orgApril 17, 2008

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