Math 1105 - Principles of Math
Instructor: Mr. Mike Sakowski
LSC Office Hours (In Room W2846): Tues/Thur 10:00 - 12:00. Call or stop in during these times since this is a good time for real live
assistance with your homework!
Online Office Hours: You may email me any time day or night, however, I will set aside Wednesday 10AM-12PM and Friday 10AM-12PM as "Online Office Hours"
Text:Thinking Mathematically by Robert Blitzer - 4th Edit CUSTOM Book, ISBN 9780558602246, available at LSC Bookstore. Note that this a custom shortened version of the full text with ISBN 0-13-175204-9. Either text will work.
Calculator: Scientific or Graphing calculator is required and allowed.
Grades based on a percentage of 400 final points:
Course Outline: We will cover material listed in the Course Content
Note: Individuals who have a disability, either permanent or temporary, which might affect their ability to perform in this class, are encouraged to inform the instructor and the college disabilities coordinator (733-7650) at the start of the semester.
Methods of assessment include homework assignments, quizzes, and online discussions.
Academic Dishonesty: Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated! Occurrences of academic dishonesty occurring during midterm and final exams may be reported to the Dean and/or a failing grade for the course may result. You may get help when working on assigned homework and weekly quizzes but you should complete the quiz or assignment in your own words and using your own work. If I see that your quiz or homework is a carbon copy of another students homework or quiz, I may ask you to redo the homework or quiz. You must do your own work on the unit tests.
Other Student Responsibilities:
1. Students may be required to participate in college-wide
assessment activities as part of this course. Such activities may
include course or instructor evaluations, testing or special
2. Students with disabilities who may need an accommodation in this class are encouraged to contact Georgia Robillard, Disability Coordinator at 733-7650, S1911, firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion.
3. Any charges of academic misconduct will be brought to the
attention of the student and disciplinary actions will be taken. See
the Lake Superior College Student Code of Conduct, Policy III.6, Part 8
for further details.
4. Non-attendance Policy Students are expected to attend classes regularly and are advised to officially withdraw from courses if they should stop attending. The College's Non-attendance Policy requires instructors to report students who are not attending class(es), resulting in the automatic issuing of an "FN" (failure for non-attendance) grade and re-evaluation and possible repayment of financial aid. Please refer to the LSC Policy 3.17.4 for additional information at This Link . IN SUMMARY, IF YOU GO 2 WEEKS WITHOUT SUBMITTING WORK, YOU MAY GET DROPPED FROM THE CLASS LIST AND MAY HAVE TO PAY BACK FINANCIAL AID!