H. ATTENDANCE POLICY
Students are expected to attend class regularly and to be
on time. Attendance is mandatory.
A record of attendance will be kept. The instructor reserves the right to drop/withdraw any
student for attendance problems. The student is responsible for any work or information
missed during their absence.
I. COURSE COMPONENT SPECIFICS
Student Getting Started Directions
Purchase the software required by your instructor. Please
note that once you open the package,
the materials are NOT refundable.
TO INSTALL THE SOFTWARE AT HOME:
1. Place CD #1 in the CD-ROM drive. (CD#1 is the only CD
needed for the installation.)
2. The installation will begin automatically. Follow the on-screen instructions.
3. You will be prompted for a Course ID.
-If you have internet access, select “Yes, the HLS Course ID is:” and enter FortScottIMA
-If you do NOT have internet access, select “No, I will not be accessing an online grade book from this computer”.
TO GET YOUR ACCESS CODE:
1. Go to www.hawkeslearning.com and click on “get
your access code” or click on the
“I need an access code..." link from the software.
2. Fill out the form, including your 15- digit license number, which is on the yellow sticker
on the CD sleeve. Click on the submit button and your personalized Access Code will
appear on the screen. You will also receive an e-mail with the Access Code as an
attachment called “access.cod” which you should save to a disk or another device.
TO ENTER THE SOFTWARE AND SAVE YOUR ACCESS CODE:
1. Double-click on the purple diamond icon on the Desktop
(or go to Start, Programs,
Hawkes Learning Systems ).
2. Enter your Access Code when prompted. You may type it, paste it, or load it from disk
(if you saved it) by clicking the “F1-Load From Disk” option and browsing to the path
where you saved it. If you type or paste your Access Code, you will be prompted to
save it. We recommend you save your Access Code to a disk or another option to
avoid typing it each time.
TO ENROLL IN YOUR INSTRUCTOR’S GRADE BOOK:
1. If you have internet access and have entered
your HLS Course ID (FortScottIMA),
you will be asked to enroll in your instructor’s grade book. Choose your instructor’s
name and the correct section.
2. If you do not have internet access, you will
need to enroll in your instructor’s grade
book by going to any computer that has an internet connection and go to
www.hawkeslearning.com/FortScottIMA. After entering your Access Code, you
will be prompted to choose our instructor’s name and the correct section.
TO CERTIFY (DO YOUR ASSIGNMENT IN THE SOFTWARE):
1. The Certify option is where you will complete your homework assignments.
2. After certifying, you will be given a certification
code (this verifies that you completed
your assignment). It is recommended that you print and/or save your certification
a. If you have internet access, you should receive a message that says your certificate
has been submitted in your instructor’s gradebook. You are now done with that
assignment! If you do not receive this message, follow the directions under “b.”
b. If you do not have internet access, you will
need to manually submit your
certification code on the internet to get credit for your assignment in your instructor’s
gradebook. To do this,
- go to www.hawkeslearning.com/fortscottima and log
in using your Access Code
- click the Register Certificate(s) link
- select the Lesson Name from the drop down list. Load from disk or type in your certification code and click OK. Your certification code is now submitted!
- you need to perform these steps after you Certify to get credit for each of your assignments.
Be sure you register your Certification Code ON or
BEFORE the due date
to get credit for the assignment.
J. SERVICE LEARNING – N/A
K. CLASSROOM RULES OF CONDUCT
Students are expected to show respect to others in the
classroom at all times . If a student
is disruptive in class, the student will be asked to leave and an absence will be recorded.
If this continues to be a problem, the student and the instructor will meet with the Dean of
Students to see if a solution can be worked out. The instructor reserves the right to
drop/withdraw any student for behavioral problems.
L. ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
Students may NOT receive ANY help on the Certify phase or
during a test. Do not ask
tutors, instructors, staff, or peers for assistance since it will be labeled as “academically
dishonest” and the following consequences will occur: Academic dishonesty will result in
no credit given for the particular assignment, quiz, or test. The instructor also reserves the
right to drop/withdraw a student from the course for any act that may be labeled
No formulas or notes will be allowed on tests. No partial
credit will be given if the test is
taken late. No cell phones are allowed during tests.
M. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
1. Evacuation procedures (TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLASS)
2. Location of first aid kit (TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLASS)
3. Campus security: (TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLASS)
4. Universal Precaution Kit (TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLASS)
The courseware has an Instruct phase that explains
how to do the problems in the section
with an oral description if you have speakers or headphones and a short video lesson. The
Practice phase includes tutorial buttons to help you learn the concept. The Certify phase
determines if mastery has been achieved. There is free tutoring available with hours posted
throughout the college or by appointment in which a math instructor will be able to sit with
you during the practice and/or instruct phase of the software to help you understand it
Please do not have your spouse, parent or anyone else
contact the instructor
regarding this course. By law , they are not allowed to give information to anyone
except the student.
O. WEEKLY OR DAILY TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Week 1: Syllabus, Software Instructions, 2.1a, 2.1b, 2.2
Week 2: 2.3a, 2.3b, 2.4
Week 3: 2.5, Review
Week 4: Test 1 (Ch. 2), 3.1a, 3.1b
Week 5: 3.1c, Review, Test 2 (Ch. 3)
Week 6: 4.1a, 4.1b, 4.2a, 4.2b, 4.3a, 4.3b
Week 7: 4.3c, 4.4a, 4.4b, 4.4c
Week 8: 4.4d, 4.5a, 4.5b, 4.6
Week 9: Review, Test 3 (Ch. 4)
Week 10: 5.1a, 5.1b, 5.2
Week 11: 5.3, 5.4a, 5.4b
Week 12: 5.6, Review, Test 4 (Ch. 5)
Week 13: 6.1a, 6.1b, 6.1c, 6.2
Week 14: 6.3a, 6.3b
Week 15: 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 7.2, Review
Week 16: Test 5 (Ch. 6, 7.2), Review for final
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