In Precalculus A, you will explore and build your knowledge of inverse, trigonometric, and logarithmic functions; trigonometric identities; complex numbers; and vectors. You will also apply this knowledge to real-world situations.
|Course Title (District):||Pre-Calculus A|
|Course Title (NCES SCED) :||Pre-Calculus|
|Course Provider :||DeWitt Public Schools|
|Content Provided By :||My Virtual Academy|
|Online Instructor Provided By :||DeWitt Public Schools|
|Standards Addressed :||CCSS, MMC|
|Academic Terms :||Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester|
|NCES SCED Code :||
How To Enroll:
|Enrollment Website :||https://www.myvirtualacademy.com/section21f|
|Email :||[email protected]|
Additional Course Information:
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: 800-297-2119
This course will help you meet these goals:
Write a function that describes a relationship between two quantities.
Define and solve inverse functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, and
Investigate exponential models and logarithmic models.
Use the unit circle to manipulate, solve, and explain symmetry and periodicity of
Find unknown measurements in right triangles.
Examine and apply trigonometric identities.
Measure the magnitude of vectors and use vectors to represent velocity in models.
Apply vector operations of addition and multiplication to negative vectors.
Examine polar coordinates in graphs.
Perform advanced operations with complex numbers, including De Moivre’s Theorem.
Represent basic operations of complex numbers geometrically on the complex plane.
INACOL Online Course Quality Standards
|Academic Content Standards and Assessments||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||Syllabus provided to students upon enrollment with standard alignment.|
|Fully Met||Objectives are fully met.|
|Fully Met||Assignments, videos, quizzes, self evaluation, etc.|
|Course Overview and Introduction||Rating||Comments|
|Clear, complete course overview and syllabus are included in the course.||Fully Met||Syllabus and course goals are provided to students upon enrollment in course|
|Fully Met||Email is sent to students, parents, and mentor which includes email and a telephone number to reach the online instructor and course provider.|
|Legal and Acceptable Use Policies||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||Students are provided a copy of these policies upon enrollment|
|Online instructor resources and notes are included.||Fully Met||Resources are available for students in the software program and teachers can upload notes in individual assignments.|
|Assessment and assignment answers and explanations are included.||Fully Met||Program provides answer keys to all assignments and assessments|
|Instructional and Audience Analysis||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||There are a variety of materials to expose students to content (interactive tutorials, problems, quizzes, etc.)|
|Course, Unit and Lesson Design||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||A pacing guide with course overview describing objectives is included to aid the student in content mastery.|
|Instructional Strategies and Activities||Rating||Comments|
|The course instruction includes activities that engage students in active learning.||Fully Met|
|Fully Met||Course provides a learning path that includes both short answers and multiple choice questions.|
|Fully Met||Instructor can upload enrichment activities as needed.|
|Communication and Interaction||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||Students can interact with their instructor via phone, email, text, instant message, and video message.|
|Fully Met||Policy states that students will communicate with their instructor multiple times during a week to ensure engagement and learning within the course.|
|Fully Met||There are opportunities for student to student interaction during live sessions or small group sessions led by instructors.|
|Resources and Materials||Rating||Comments|
|Students have access to resources that enrich the course content.||Fully Met||Students have access to translator, dictionary, calculator, math tools, etc.|
|Fully Met||Teacher guides are provided with clearly stated details of course goals and objectives representing the scope of the course .|
|Ongoing, varied, and frequent assessments are conducted throughout the course to inform instruction.||Fully Met|
|Assessment Resources and Materials||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||Quizzes and mastery tests allow instructors to assess students understanding.|
|Grading rubrics are provided to the instructor and may be shared with students.||Fully Met|
|The grading policy and practices are easy to understand.||Fully Met||Students are able to see a progress report in Edmentum|
|Fully Met||Teachers are able to add projects, outside links, etc. to course materials.|
|The course accommodates multiple school calendars; e.g., block, 4X4 and traditional schedules.||Fully Met||Courseware is available at any time throughout the set school calendar.|
|Clear and consistent navigation is present throughout the course.||Fully Met|
|Technology Requirements and Interoperability||Rating||Comments|
|All technology requirements (including hardware, browser, software, etc...) are specified.||Fully Met|
|Prerequisite skills in the use of technology are identified.||Fully Met|
|The course uses content-specific tools and software appropriately.||Fully Met|
|The course is designed to meet internationally recognized interoperability standards.||Fully Met|
|Fully Met||Student work is kept confidential within the school database system and courseware.|
|Accessing Course Effectiveness||Rating||Comments|
|The course provider uses multiple ways of assessing course effectiveness.||Fully Met|
|Fully Met||The course is evaluated for effectiveness by provider and software developer continuously.|
|The course is updated periodically to ensure that the content is current.||Fully Met|
|Instructor and Student Support||Rating||Comments|
|Fully Met||Support is available from the course provider as well as the school.|
|Fully Met||All staff participate in ongoing professional development webinars throughout the year to promote student engagement and family involvement online.|
|Students are offered an orientation for taking an online course before starting the coursework.||Fully Met||Students are offered an orientation for each online course prior to starting the coursework|
Review Conducted By : My Virtual Academy
Date of Review : 05/06/2019
Unit 1: Functions
Unit 2: Trigonometric Functions
Unit 3: Vectors and Complex Numbers
|Term Type||Enrollment Opens||Enrollment Ends||Random Draw Date||Enrollment Drop Date||Course Starts||Course Ends||# of Seats||Course Fee||Potential Additional Costs|
|Open Entry / Open Exit||04/02/2020||11/30/2020||500||$375.0000||0.0000|
|Drop Policy||Completion Policy||Term Type||Enrollment Opens||Enrollment Ends|
|None||Must pass course with D- (60%) or higher.||Open Entry / Open Exit||04/02/2020||11/30/2020|
|School Year||Enrollment Count||Pass Count||Completion Rate||Notes|
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