Vivian Reinhard

The following information comes from the named instructor and should describe characteristics general to courses as taught by this instructor. Individual sections of specific courses will deviate from this description in some respects.

Class Format

Face-to-face sections     College Algebra

Self-Paced sections         Business Math

                                             College Geometry

                                             Intermediate Algebra

Resource Use

Textbooks                          Required only for Business Math

Calculators                        Scientific sufficient for Geometry and Intermediate Algebra; Business Math requires TI-BA II+ or graphing calculator like TI-83, 84, 86. College Algebra requires graphing calculator (no CAS)

Computer software         MyMathLab used for homework in all but Business Math

Online homework           All classes.  Business Math homework under Content in D2L (also 4 spreadsheets)


Homework counts 10-20%; 4-5 unit exams and comprehensive final count remaining percentage of course grade. Self-paced courses have opportunity for 2 retakes on each unit, only highest kept,  and all exams must be taken in JCCC Testing Center. College Algebra (Face-to-Face) : no makeup exams but any missed exam or lowest exam score will be replaced by final exam percentage score. Grades kept in D2L.

Homework Policy

No individual assignment deadlines but must be completed before final exam. Homework is graded automatically and counts in course grade.

Attendance Policy



Generally on campus 830 am-4 pm most days but other responsibilities take off campus for a dual credit program with local high schools. Office hours Tues/Thur 10 am-noon, Wed 1-2 p.m. Best to contact in advance via email