Math 0405 - Study Skills: Math Anxiety
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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)
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Supplemental Video: College Success Skills: Sweating Out Test Anxiety
Weekly appointment is required.
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.
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
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