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Available resources for all enrolled math students in all course at the Loudoun Campus:

·          Free peer-to-peer tutoring is provided on campus for all students enrolled in a math course.
Go to room LC 102-O. To request a tutor, click here.  

·         Help is available in the math center , located in LR 204. The hours are:

Monday-Thursday

9:00 am – 8:30 pm

Friday

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

 

·         All faculty have office hours that are listed on your syllabus. Take advantage of these hours. Each full-time faculty has a web page. Click here.

·         Graphing calculator video tapes for the TI 82, 85 specifically and a third set for other TI’s. are available at the library circulation desk, located on the third floor in LC

·         For a calculator tutorial click on: 


http://www.prenhall.com/divisions/esm/app/calc_v2/frameset_83.html
http://www.college.hmco.com/mathematics/larson/precalculus_aga/4e/students/graph_tech_guide.html

  • Here is the link for the library catalog http://library.vccs.edu/webpac-bin/wgbroker?new+-access+nvcclrc
    You can perform a key word search for the specific area of math that you need: algebra, calculus, trigonometry, etc.  Students can access the catalog from any location and they do not have to log in. Students can have books owned by other campuses sent to Loudoun using Intercampus Loan, the process takes 2-3 days and is free. Students do need a NOVA student ID card to check out materials.

MTH 120

·         ELI video tapes
See the Video Index Binder in the Math Center for a table of contents for these video lectures.

·         Math anxiety web link:
             
www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/scidiv/math, then click on Problem with Math Anxiety?

·         Video tape:  Improving Mathematics Studying and Test Taking Skills

·         Video tape:  Math Study Skills for Students

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MTH 151 and MTH 152

·         Video tapes: for Mathematical Ideas
The tapes contain a short video lesson for each section in the textbook.

·         Digital Video Tutor: Mathematical Ideas
This set of CDs contains the same video lessons that are on the videotapes. Find the appropriate CD in the CD rack. Then follow the instructions that are in the box with the CD.

·         Video tape:  CNN Today for the Liberal Arts Mathematics

·         Math anxiety web link:
             
www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/scidiv/math, then click on Problem with Math Anxiety?

·         Video tape:  Improving Mathematics Studying and Test Taking Skills

·         Video tape:  Math Study Skills for Students

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MTH 163 and MTH 166

·         Video tapes and DVDs: for Precalculus, A Graphing Approach
The tapes contain a short video lesson for each section in the textbook.

·         Interactive Precalculus CD
You will need the CD in the computer to use this software. Click on the Interactive Precalculus icon the desktop of the computer in the Math Center. The material is linked to your textbook and provides tutorials, guided examples and quizzes for each section in the text.

·         Interactive Trigonometry CD
You will need the CD in the computer to use this software. Click on the Interactive Trigonometry icon the desktop of the computer in the Math Center. The material is linked to a different textbook than the one you use in class, but by looking at the table of contents you should be able to find each topic from your textbook. It provides tutorials, guided examples and quizzes for each section in the text.

·         Thinkwell: Precalculus
This set of CDs contains video lectures by a lively, entertaining teacher. Check the Math Center Resource notebook for instructions on how to use the CDs.

·         Video tape: graphing calculators

·         Math anxiety web link:
             
www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/scidiv/math, then click on Problem with Math Anxiety?

·         Video tape:  Improving Mathematics Studying and Test Taking Skills

·         Video tape:  Math Study Skills for Students

·         CD: Texas Instruments resource CD and Graph-Link
Use the CD labeled TI Resource CD and click on the desktop shortcut TI Connect in the Math Center. You may then connect your calculator to the Graph-link device coming out of the rear of the computer (silver cord) and download applications from the TI web site to your calculator, backup programs from your calculator to a disk, capture the screen image from your calculator to a file on a disk, etc.

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MTH 173, MTH 174 and MTH 277

·         Video tapes: for Stewart's Calculus, Early Transcendentals
Selected examples from each section of the text are explained.

·         Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD
This is the CD that comes with your textbook (5th edition). Put the CD in the computer in the Math Center, click on "Start", then "Run" then type the letter of the CD drive (probably D: or E:). Click on the file labeled Start. The material is linked directly to your text and contains video lessons and section quizzes for each section and a test for each chapter.

·         CD:  Tools for Enriching Calculus
This is also linked to your text and contains homework hints, exercises and interactive demonstrations for many of the concepts in the textbook

·         DVD: for Calculus
This set contains video lectures for each section in several calculus textbooks by Larson, Hostetler and Edwards. By looking at the table of contents on the screen, you can probably find a lecture on any topic from your text.

·         CD: Interactive Calculus CD
The material is linked to Larson's Calculus, Early Transcendental Functions textbook, but by looking at the table of contents on the screen, you can probably find a lecture on any topic from your text. It includes tutorials, guided examples and quizzes for each section in the table of contents.

·         CD: Calculus Learning Tools
The material is linked to Larson's Calculus, Early Transcendental Functions textbook, but by looking at the table of contents on the screen, you can probably find a lecture on any topic from your text. It contains the tools to perform the open explorations that are in most sections of the text. A copy of the text is available in the Math Center for use in the Math Center only.

·         Thinkwell:  Calculus I and Calculus II
This set of CDs contains video lectures by a lively, entertaining teacher. Check the Math Center Resource notebook for instructions on how to use the CDs.

·         Video tapes: for the graphing calculator

·         Video tapes: ELI video tapes for Mth 174 and Mth 277

·         Scientific Notebook:
This program is a combination word processor and computer algebra system. Access it by clicking on the Scientific Notebook shortcut on the computer desktop. Take a quick tour from the Help menu.

·         Student edition of Derive:
Derive is a computer algebra system, allowing you to perform algebraic manipulations, perform the calculus operations of derivatives, integrals, etc. exactly the way you would do them by hand. The program runs from a floppy disk and is accompanied by a manual.

·         CD: Texas Instruments resource CD and Graph-Link
Use the CD labeled TI Resource CD and click on the desktop shortcut TI Connect in the Math Center. You may then connect your calculator to the Graph-link device coming out of the rear of the computer (silver cord) and download applications from the TI web site to your calculator, backup programs from your calculator to a disk, capture the screen image from your calculator to a file on a disk, etc.

·         Math anxiety web link:
             
www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/scidiv/math, then click on Problem with Math Anxiety?

·         Video tape:  Improving Mathematics Studying and Test Taking Skills

·         Video tape:  Math Study Skills for Students

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MTH 241 and MTH 242

·         CD:  for Statistics by WeissStats
This accompanies the textbook and contains data sets, supplementary exercises and graphing calculator applications.

·         Web site: for Statistics by WeissStats
www.aw.com/weiss

·         DVD:  Understandable Statistics
This set contains video lectures for each section in a different textbook than the one you use in class. Use the table of contents to find the topic you want.

·         CD: StatPass
This set contains video lectures for each section in a different textbook than the one you use in class. Use the table of contents to find the topic you want.

·         Digital Video Tutor for Elementary Statistics
This set of CDs contains video lessons that accompany the book Elementary Statistics by Triola, which is available for use in the Math Center.

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MTH 271

·         Video tapes: for the graphing calculator

·         Video tapes: Applied Calculus, by Larson

·         Math anxiety web link:
             
www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/scidiv/math, then click on Problem with Math Anxiety?

·         Video tape:  Improving Mathematics Studying and Test Taking Skills

·         Video tape:  Math Study Skills for Students

·         CD:Texas Instruments resource CD and Graph-Link
Use the CD labeled TI Resource CD and click on the desktop shortcut TI Connect in the Math Center. You may then connect your calculator to the Graph-link device coming out of the rear of the computer (silver cord) and download applications from the TI web site to your calculator, backup programs from your calculator to a disk, capture the screen image from your calculator to a file on a disk, etc.

 

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Last modified: August 10, 2004