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Math Jam and Self-Paced Math Courses - SPRING 2021

WHAT IS A MATH JAM COURSE?


Math Jams: Free non-credit courses. Students can sign up for the courses online but must attend an orientation within the first week of classes to stay enrolled (see arannged class hour schedule below).  After the first week, you may still enroll and catch up. See instructions below.

MATH A004N – CRN 42530 MATH JAM: BASIC MATH COMPUTATION SKILL

(Review of basic arithmetic skills) Wednesday 11:30 - 12:30 PM and 1 hr 50 min arranged


MATH A082N – CRN 46513 MATH JAM: PREP FOR STEM PATHWAY

(Prepares for Math 120 Trigonometry and 115 College Algebra)

Thursday 5:30 - 6:30 PM and 1 hr 40 min arranged



Math Jams are not self-paced classes. Student get a one-hour lecture from the instructor every week. The rest of the arranged time can be done during the lab hours listed below.


Starting on 2/01 - You can sign onto Zoom (see details below) for the orientation and add permit. Scroll down to see the orientation dates and time.



WHAT IS A SELF-PACED COURSE?

Selected math courses are offered in an alternate-paced format allowing you to finish a course at a flexible pace and provides flexibility in scheduling your class attendance hours.

The Self-Paced Math Lab is open Monday through Saturday for you to schedule your class study hours, attend help sessions, and take tests. Instructors and lab assistants are available in an open lab setting to provide instruction, personalized assistance, and develop individualized study plans. To facilitate learning, various resources are available such as written materials, tutoring, video lectures, computer tutorials, group study, and practice quizzes.



WHERE IS THE SELF-PACED MATH LAB?

Self-paced courses are held in room C&L 104 (close to Student Success Center – Writing Lab).

COVID-19 UPDATE: For Spring 2021, Self-paced courses will be held remotely via Zoom.

If you have any question, call us at (714)-432-5548.




WHAT CLASSES ARE OFFERED IN THE SELF-PACED FORMAT?


Traditional Pre-Transfer Courses provides the same traditional material and credit as in the past. Students must attend an orientation prior to enrolling. 

MATH A008 (3.0 units) PRE-ALGEBRA

MATH A010 (4.0 units) ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

MATH A030 (4.0 units) INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

MATH A045 (6.0 units) ELEMENTARY & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA


Transfer courses provides the same traditional material and credit as in the past. Students must attend an orientation prior to enrolling. 

MATH A120 (3.0 units) TRIGONOMETRY


Lab Hours - SPRING 2021

Note: Times are subjected to change

​​​Days

​Open Hours

​Monday

CLOSE

​Tuesday

12:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

​Wednesday

11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

​Thursday

11:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

​Friday

​​CLOSED

​Saturday

11:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

​Sunday
​CLOSED


Orientation

A one-hour orientation is required for student to be informed of Self-paced Math and Math Jam guidelines. 

Starting on 2/13, there is no scheduled orientation. If you would like to know more information about Self-paced math, please log-in to Zoom during the class hours listed above. A staff member will be able to provide you with a walk-in orientation. 



Note: 

  • Due to COVID-19, all orientations are held remotely via Zoom.
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 929 5908 8856.
    (No password is needed)

  • Please make sure you sign-into Zoom at least 1 hour before closing time. 
  • If you cannot make it to these listed times, email us to more information.


FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTIONS



Is this an online course?

No, it is not. You will be attending class and working in a cooperative environment with in-class assistance from tutors and instructors.


What is a Math Jam?

Math Jams are non-credit(free) courses that allow you to refresh your math to prepare for a transfer course, or to satisfy the support requirements for the appropriate transfer course. 


What if I missed the Math Jam's online registration deadline?

You can still sign-up.  Come to class and attend an orientation for additional information.


When is the deadline to register for other Self-paced courses?

Our enrollment is open for at least 60% of the semester. You can start the enrollment process during this time by attending an orientation. 


Is there an orientation schedule after FEB 13?

There is no set schedule after February 13. Walk-in orientations will be offered during class hours listed above. Please email us at occselfpacedmath@gmail.com.


Is self-paced format going to work for me?

After attending the orientation, you will be able to make this determination while finding out about course options that may work for you. 



Contact us 

  • Phone: (714) 432-5548 (during class hours) 
  • Email: occselfpacedmath@gmail.com


Updated 1/25/2021