Jennifer Coopman, B.S., M.S.


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Mathematics | Science Engineering & Math

Email: jcoopman@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: (714) 484-7000  Ext: 48614

Office Hours: Please see Course Syllabus

Office Location: SEM-251


About Professor Coopman

Math is Fun!

I have been teaching Math as a full-time instructor at Cypress College since fall 2002. Currently, I am teaching Finite Mathematics and Survey of Calculus. I received a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Math from UCLA and a Master’s degree in Applied Math from CSULB. I was also on the Women’s Volleyball team at UCLA and really enjoyed my experience there as a student-athlete.

Outside of the classroom, I enjoy spending time at the beach and I enjoy golfing. I had my first hole-in-one on a par 3 at Mesa Linda Golf Course in 2012! I also love hiking and being in the mountains. I love to read and I enjoy music. I love teaching and I look forward to helping you be successful in your Math classes.

Please email me or stop by my campus office hours if you have questions on book homework or course content!

Good luck this semester!

Resources

  • The Math Learning Center is located on the first floor of  the Library/Learning Resource Center. The MLC offers walk-in-tutoring to students.
  • The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is the largest mathematical society in the world with a particular focus on advancing mathematics at the undergraduate level. Check it out!


Classes

Math 115 Finite Math Online/Hybrid

Course Description

This course covers linear equations, functions, finance, matrices, linear systems, linear programming, sets, counting techniques, and probability. Applications to various fields are also explored.

Prerequisite

Math 40 or Math 41 or Algebra II with a grade of “C” or better and the assessment process.

Course Requirements

Textbook. Finite Mathematics, Fourteenth Edition, by Barnett & Ziegler & Byleen. A hard copy textbook is optional as the e-book is included with your MyLab|Math access.
Materials Needed. Access to a printer, pencil, highlighter, paper, graph paper, textbook (or e-book), scientific calculator, TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator.
Computer Skills. To successfully complete this course, you will use several different online technologies:

  • Web browser (recommended browser is Firefox, with Pop Ups enabled)
  • Canvas
  • MyLab|Math
  • Email
  • Document handlers like Word, Open Office, Adobe Reader

Study Skills. Students who enroll in this online/hybrid course need to have the self-motivation and discipline required to work consistently through the instructional video lessons, take notes, as well as keep up with the book homework assignments and online quizzes. Additionally, all students in this course will be required to take the exams on campus with the instructor. Be advised that while an online/hybrid course does offer some flexibility of schedule, it takes at least as much prep and study time as a traditional class.

In-Class Meetings on Campus

The dates and times for the in-class meetings are listed in the Class Schedule, which can be found by going to the Schedule of Classes within the Cypress College website.

Canvas

Canvas is the LMS used for this course and houses all of the announcements, video notes, instructional videos, and course content. To log in to Canvas:

  • You can either go directly to Canvas to log in, or you can go to the Cypress College Website and click on the Canvas link at the top of the page.
  • Sign in using your MyGateway ID and Password.

Resource Links

Math 130 Survey of Calculus

Calculus has changed the way we live since its invention some 350 years ago. Learn how the concepts of derivatives and integrals can help you to solve different kinds of application problems, including applications in business and economics.

Course Description

This course is an introduction to analytic geometry and calculus with emphasis upon solution, techniques, and applications rather than abstract theory. It includes elements of analytic geometry, limits, the derivative, integration as a summation process, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration of basic forms, techniques of integration, and an introduction to multivariable calculus.

Prerequisite

Math 40 or Math 41 or Algebra II with a grade of “C” or better and the assessment process.

Course Requirements

  • Textbook: Brief Applied Calculus, Seventh Edition, by Berresford and Rockett.
  • Materials Needed: Course handouts, pencil, highlighter, paper, graph paper, textbook, scientific calculator, TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator.