[Numeracy 87] Re: Launch of new online PD course--IntroductiontoCollege Transition Math

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Kelli Davis (Crawford County Read Program) titusvillereadprogram at verizon.net
Mon Feb 1 15:37:29 EST 2010

I got an e-mail about this earlier in the day, and one of the links I was looking at (don't ask me which one at this moment) or maybe even the original e-mail said the cost is $249 for the course.

----- Original Message -----
From: Linda Shilling-Burhans
To: The Math and Numeracy Discussion List
Sent: Monday, February 01, 2010 12:31 PM
Subject: [Numeracy 87] Re: Launch of new online PD course--IntroductiontoCollege Transition Math

Is it me, or is there no charge for this other than the book?


Linda Shilling-Burhans
Community Coordinator
Central Vermont Adult Basic Education
Bradford Learning Center

-------Original Message-------

From: Kaye Beall
Date: 1/29/2010 9:33:56 PM
To: numeracy at nifl.gov
Subject: [Numeracy 85] Launch of new online PD course--Introduction toCollege Transition Math

The National College Transition Network at World Education is pleased to announce the launch of a new online professional development course as part of ProfessionalStudiesAE.org. ProfessionalStudiesAE.org is a partnership of ProLiteracy and World Education.

For more information and to register, look for the College Transition topic at: www.professionalstudiesae.org. If you have questions, e-mail kaye_beall at worlded.org.

Introduction to College Transition Math


Course Dates: March 1 - April 16, 2010

Course Description and Objectives

You will reflect on your own and your students’ math backgrounds, examine and experience the college placement test your students take and try out math activities and exercises you can use in your classroom in preparation for determining what math knowledge and skills you want to present to your own college transition students.

By the end of the course, you will be able to

a.. identify your own attitudes toward math and develop strategies for helping your students understand their attitudes and build on their strengths,
b.. describe the math skills assessed by the college placement test your students take and use that information to enhance their understanding of math concepts and skills,
c.. explain ways to build your students’ skills in math for a successful college transition, and
d.. develop (or revise) a curriculum outline for your own math class.
Course Overview and Schedule: Available online at: http://professionalstudiesae.worlded.org/index.html#ctmath

Course Format and Schedule: facilitated, online. Throughout this course you will engage in self-paced activities and readings, as well as asynchronous discussions with the facilitator and course participants.

Course Facilitator: Pat Fina

Estimated Completion Time: approx. 4-5 hours per week; 24 hours total


Kaye Beall

Project Director

World Education

kaye_beall at worlded.org



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