A refresher of material covered in the Grade 12 Advanced Functions course, TriAGe will help prepare students who plan to enrol in an entry-level university calculus course by reinforcing fundamental skills in Trigonometry, Algebra and Geometry. Review and deepen your understanding of core concepts to build a strong foundation and increase your chances of success in calculus!
Topics that will be discussed include:
We will also discuss specific learning strategies to help you with the transition from high school mathematics to university expectations.
A final assessment will be provided at the end of the course to students who complete a set of assignments and an end-of-course evaluation.
Instructor: Tina Balfour BA, BEd; Manager: Mathematics Assistance Centre.
Course Cost: $295
All students will start with the online session of TriAGe. Access to the course material will begin on Monday, June 27, although you can register for the course anytime up to July 25. You will then work through the course at your own pace, but you should have a goal to complete the course by Friday, Aug. 19, because this is the date of the final evaluation (we suggest you give yourself at least 4 weeks to complete the online version of TriAGe).
Students who may be struggling to complete the course material independently, or who would like some extra instruction, are welcome to join on-campus classes for TriAGe in August.
Location: Laurier's Waterloo Campus.
Class Times: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Class Dates: Monday, Aug. 8 to Friday, Aug. 12, and Monday, Aug. 15 to Thursday, Aug. 18 (total of nine classes).
The final evaluation takes place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19.
Note: The Department of Mathematics at Laurier is permitting successful completion of the TriAGe course to be considered as an equivalency to the Grade 12 Advanced Functions prerequisite for MA100, MA129 and MA110*. To be granted the equivalency, a final grade of 70% or better must be attained through completion of course assignments and the final evaluation. The equivalency cannot be used directly towards program admission requirements.
To enroll in TriAGe, complete the online registration form (opens May 30). Non-Laurier students are welcome. Please take note of the withdrawal policy below.
On-campus accommodations are available through Hotel Laurier.
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