Campus Advisory
Academic Procedures

A New Way to Take Math!

Self-Paced Studies & iMath Lab Info and Hours

Self-Paced Studies
  • Do you feel comfortable with computers?
  • Are you self-motivated?
  • Do you ever walk out of your math class thinking the teacher is going way too FAST or too S-L-O-W?
  • Do you feel you just need a math refresher?
  • Do you struggle with fractions, percents and decimals?

If you answered YES to three or more of these questions, this is the right MATH CLASS for you!

Self-Paced Studies
... WHAT IS IT?

  • A computer-based course that allows you to progress at your own pace.
  • In-class tests are given when YOU are ready, NOT when the "class" is ready.
  • Courses may be completed in LESS than one semester.
  • If you need more than one semester to complete the course, registration will be required each semester.
  • Self-Paced Studies teaches you mathematics in a step-by-step manner.
  • Instructors will facilitate, not lecture and will be available in the classroom to help answer questions.
  • At least one class period will be devoted to computer training.

HCC Self-Paced Studies Math Class Information

  • Classes are scheduled at several different times for your convenience.
  • In addition to scheduled class time, each week you are required to work on the Internet either at home or in HCC'S computer labs.
  • An instructor and tutors will be available for help during class time.
  • You take tests in class when YOU are ready.
  • Instruction is computer based and you learn at YOUR own pace and level.
  • Courses offered are: MAT* E075, MAT* E095 and MAT* E137

How Do I sign up?

Look for the math classes labeled Self-Paced in the Housatonic class schedule.

Self-Paced math is designed for:

  • Students who feel they already know the material and want a faster way to progress through their mathematics courses.
  • Students who feel overwhelmed in their math class.
  • Students who don't like the pace of a traditional classroom.
  • Students who are self-motivated.
  • Students who like to work with computers.

Requirements:

  • You must attend every class to make progress.
  • 80% proficiency must be achieved to progress through the course.
  • Each class is limited to 20 students.
  • At-home Internet access is desirable but not necessary.
  • Personal headphones will be used in every class. Please bring your own.

For further information or if you have questions about Self-Paced Math contact Assantewa Dawson by phone at 203-332-5095 or email ADawson@hcc.commnet.edu