Math 100AX General

What is the purpose of Math 100AX?
The purpose of Math 100AX is to prepare students for Math 100, which will ultimately prepare students for a university-level math class and to pass the pla...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 3:58 PM
If I am in Math 100AX, will I be a year behind in Math?
By starting in SAS 100AX in August, it is feasible to complete College Algebra during your freshman year.  This is not guaranteed, however, and you need to...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:13 PM
How can I get into Math 100 instead of Math 100AX?
Students may enroll in Math 100 if they have the correct placement level.  If a student is trying to get into Math 100 instead of Math 100AX, they should re...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:19 PM
Can I take an Intermediate Algebra class at a community college instead?
Math 100AX is designed to address a student's individual deficiencies in math.  An Intermediate Algebra class at a community college may help the studen...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:20 PM
What do you mean, 'there is not a textbook'?
ALEKS (Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces) is the student's online textbook and tutorial.  This is a web-based, artificially intelligent, educa...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:21 PM
Why was the ALEKS program selected?
We chose this model because the ALEKS program is adaptive.  This allows students to create their own paths through the course content and tackle problems wh...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:22 PM
How much time should students spend in ALEKS?
This varies from student to student.  In general, our students spend an average of 1-2 hours per day in ALEKS. 
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:22 PM
Why is this course online?
Math 100AX is taught in a virtual environment because we have found that we could more easily keep the student-to-teacher ratio at 10:1.  Although this cou...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:23 PM
Can students talk to instructional staff in person?
Yes, there are regularly scheduled office hours by the instructional staff, appointments to be made with the instructors, as well as office staff that can h...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:23 PM