0809 General Education Learning Outcomes
Assessment  Quantitative Reasoning
D.
Quantitative Reasoning: Demonstrate the ability to use numerical,
geometric and measurement data in computations and reasoning to draw logical
conclusions and make wellreasoned decisions. 

Gen Ed courses: MAT 1033, MAC 1105, MAC 1114, MAC 1140, MAC 2233, MAC 2311, MAC 2312,
MAC 2313, MAP 2302, MGF 1106, MGF 1107, STA 2023 

Learning Outcomes 
Related Courses
and Primary Measurement 
Performance Criteria/ Expected Results 
Findings 
Actions taken 
Student will demonstrate the ability to make
necessary and appropriate unit/numeric conversions. 
MAC 1105/MGF 1106 departmental final
exam 
Line item analysis of multiple choice portion
of final exam. Identify areas of strength and areas of
weakness and choose an area or weakness to address as a department. Line items identified to meet this
learning outcomes are: MAC MGF 
For the 20082009 school year, we collected data sets from fall, 2008, spring,
2009, and summer A and B, 2009. These data have an N =
440 in MAC 1105 and N= 180 in MGF 1106.
MGF 1106 was not offered in summer B, 2009. The percentage of correctly answering
all items relative to this learning outcome was 69.2% for MAC 1105. The percentage was 68.52% for MGF 1106 . Line Item breakdown of percentage
correct: MAC 1105: #2 – 90%; #7 – 46.6%; #21 – 62.5%; #23 – 77.5% MGF 1106: #16 – 67.2%; #17 –
67.2%; #18 – 57.2%; #19 –
82.2%; #23 – 78.3%; #29 – 58.9% 
Departmental changes in all the
departmental final exams. Curriculum changes will take effect
Fall, 2009 from outside consultant report.
Faculty professional development will
begin Fall, 2009and will last through Spring, 2010
to address how to promote classroom discourse. TINavigator systems will be purchased to
use in the mathematics classroom to aid in classroom discourse. Will begin line item data analysis for
MAT 1033 starting Fall, 2009. 
Student will demonstrate the ability to graphically represent
relations and functions along with the ability to interpret mathematical
models such as formulas, graphs, and tables, and draw inferences from them. 
MAC 1105/MGF 1106 departmental final
exam 
Line item analysis of
multiple choice portion of final exam.
Identify areas of strength and areas of
weakness and choose an area or weakness to address as a department. Line items identified
to meet this learning outcomes are: MAC MGF 1106  #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11,
13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, and 30. 
For the 20082009
school year, we collected data sets from fall, 2008,
spring, 2009, and summer A and B, 2009.
These data
have an N = 440 in MAC 1105 and N= 180 in MGF 1106. MGF 1106 was not offered in summer B, 2009. The percentage of correctly answering
all items relative to this learning outcome was 72% for MAC 1105. The percentage was 70.08% for MGF 1106. Line item breakdown of percentage
correct: MAC 1105: #1 – 76.1%; #3 – 96.1%; #5 – 85.5%; #9 – 62.5%; #10 – 60.5%; #11 – 65.9%; #12 – 75.2%; #15 – 55.5%; #17 – 92.5%; #22 – 76.8%; #24 – 45% MGF 1106: #1 – 87.2%; #2 – 75.6%; #3 – 82.2%; #4 – 55.0%; #5 – 64.4%; #6 – 73.9%; #8 – 78.9%; #9 – 58.9%; #11 – 82.8%; #13 – 67.8%; #14 – 57.8%; #15 – 62.8%; #20 – 74.4%; #21 – 64.4%; #22 – 93.3%; #24 – 57.8%; #26 – 93.3%; #27 – 48.3%; #28 – 43.9%; #30 – 78.9% 
Departmental changes
in all the departmental final exams. Curriculum changes
will take effect Fall, 2009 from outside consultant report. Faculty professional development will
begin Fall, 2009and will last through Spring, 2010 to
address how to promote classroom discourse.
TINavigator systems will be purchased to use in the mathematics
classroom to aid in classroom discourse. Will begin line item data analysis for
MAT 1033 starting Fall, 2009. 
Student will demonstrate the ability to use algebraic skills and
solve equations along with the ability to estimate and check answers to
problems in order to determine reasonableness, identify alternatives, and
select optimal results. 
MAC 1105/MGF 1106 departmental final
exam 
Line item analysis of multiple choice
portion of final exam. Identify areas of strength and areas of weakness and choose an area
or weakness to address as a department. Line items identified
to meet this learning outcomes are: MAC MGF 
For the 20082009
school year, we collected data sets from fall, 2008,
spring, 2009, and summer A and B, 2009.
These data
have an N = 440 in MAC 1105 and N= 180 in MGF 1106. MGF 1106 was not offered in summer B, 2009. The percentage of correctly answering all items relative to this
learning outcome was 65.36% for MAC 1105.
The percentage was 60.42% for MGF 1106. Line item breakdown for percent correct MAC 1105: #4 – 48%; #6 – 54.5%; #8 – 73%; #13 – 40.9%; #14 – 62%; #16 – 81.6%; #18 – 63.2%; #19 – 78.4%; #20 – 93.6%; #25 – 58.4% MGF 1106: #7 – 75%; #10 – 68.3%; #12 – 60%; #25 – 38.3% 
Departmental changes
in all the departmental final exams. Curriculum changes will
take effect Fall, 2009 from outside consultant report. Faculty professional development will begin Fall, 2009and will last
through Spring, 2010 to address how to promote
classroom discourse. TINavigator
systems will be purchased to use in the mathematics classroom to aid in
classroom discourse. Will begin line item data analysis for MAT 1033 starting Fall, 2009. 

Secondary
Measurements: Student GPAs of
mathematics courses; student success rates in targeted mathematics courses, State
Accountability Report on retention, CLAST test results. 


