MTHT - Mathematics Education


2017-2018 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2017 through 31 May 2018

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Course Descriptions

MTHT 1300 Mathematics for Teachers I (3)

Provides students with a deeper understanding of the real number system and its subsystems, along with topics in logic and measurement. Appropriate for prospective elementary school teachers.

MTHT 1350 Mathematics for Teachers II (3)

Covers topics in mathematics relevant to elementary teachers. Includes elementary concepts in number theory, algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics.

MTHT 4310 Elementary-School Mathematics Methods (3)

This course presents methods, curricula, and materials for elementary school mathematics, with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. Prerequisites: MTHT 1300 and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student’s advisor.

MTHT 4320 Differentiated Mathematics Instruction (3)

This course is designed to explore the literature and current practices in differentiating math instruction in K-12 classrooms. The primary objective of this class is for students to advance their professional knowledge, skills and practice for effectively teaching mathematics through differentiated instruction. An additional emphasis will be placed on response to intervention and students will learn how to assess mathematics formatively and develop strategies and interventions and target specific math difficulties. Prerequisites: MTHT 4310 and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student's advisor. Requisite: This course is required for BA in Education-Special Education.

MTHT 4450 Middle-School Mathematics Methods (3)

This course analyzes the curriculum and methods of middle-school mathematics, as well as the principal materials available for teaching. Prerequisites: 3 credit hours of mathematics at the 3000 level and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student's advisor.

MTHT 4460 Secondary Mathematics Methods (3)

Analyzes the curriculum and methods of secondary school mathematics, as well as the principal materials available for teaching. Prerequisites: 6 credit hours of mathematics at the 3000 level and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student's advisor.