Math 0405 - Study Skills: Math Anxiety

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Basic course designed for students who want to reduce or manage math anxiety. Students examine underlying issues that contribute to math anxiety; discuss various learning styles; assess own learning style; learn ways to accommodate an instructor's teaching style; and learn strategies and techniques to effectively cope with math anxiety. This course may be taken three times for credit.. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (1 lecture hour)

COURSE MATERIALS

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COURSE MEDIA

Supplemental Video: College Success Skills: Sweating Out Test Anxiety

ORIENTATION/ATTENDANCE

Weekly appointment is required.

EVALUATION/GRADING

This course is graded on a pass/fail (S/F) basis. A passing grade will be given if the student attends weekly appointments with a math instructor and completes required textbook assignments. A commitment to study 2-4 hours per week is required to complete assigned work.

COURSE OUTLINE

Session 1     Defining Math Anxiety, Its Origins and Causes
                    
Chapter 10, (B)

Session 2     Chapter 1: 1.1-1.8 A New Beginning

Session 3     Chapter 1: 1.9

Session 4     Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2 Study Skills

Session 5     Chapter 3: 3.1-3.3Think About Your Thinking

Session 6     Chapter 7(B)

Session 7     Chapter 4: 4.1-4.4Zero in on Your Beliefs

Session 8     Chapter 5 (C), Chapter 6 (C)

Session 9     Chapter 5: 5.1-5.2Your Positive Reactions

Session 10   Chapter 6: 6.1Testing and Troubleshooting

Session 11   Video & Handouts

Session 12   Chapter 7: 7.1

Session 13   Chapter 7: 7.2-7.3

Session 14   Chapter 7: 7.4-7.5

Session 15   A Look Ahead

 

Contact Information


Flexible Learning
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Phone:(630) 942-2131
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