Mathematics

Geneseo's learning outcomes and assessment methods in this area meet SUNY's standards for strengthened campus-based assessment.

Geneseo Learning Outcomes for Mathematics (Numeric and Symbolic Reasoning)

Students will demonstrate:

• the ability to convert a problem into a setting using symbolic notation;
• the ability to connect and find relationships among symbolic quantities;
• the ability to construct an appropriate symbolic framework;
• the ability to carry out algorithmic and logical procedures to resolution;
• the ability to draw valid conclusions from numeric/symbolic evidence.

1. MATHEMATICS [1]

Students will demonstrate the ability to:

• interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics;
• represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally;
• employ quantitative methods such as, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems;
• estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness; and
• recognize the limits of mathematical and statistical methods.

[1]  Revision made 4/13/05, reflecting the content of student learning outcomes approved by State and National mathematical organizations.  Revision made 7/9/10 to reflect new Regents exams.

I. Label

Mathematics (and Quantitative Reasoning) (Required)

II. Student Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate mathematical skills and quantitative reasoning, including the ability to

• interpret and draw inferences from appropriate mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, or schematics;

• represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically, or verbally as appropriate; and

• employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.

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