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Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 428 Geometry for Teachers (1) Research in mathematics education using ideas from Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. Students who have passed MATH 471 may not schedule MATH 427.

MATH 428 Geometry for Teachers (1)

MATH 428 is designed to introduce students to mathematics education and research in education. The student will present topics in written and verbal classroom reports. Students will be evaluated on research papers and classroom presentations of those papers, classroom technology demonstration of geometry topics, and classroom demonstration of teaching geometry.

This course supplements MATH 427 by providing the education component that is required by the state of Pennsylvania for obtaining certification in teaching mathematics. This course is offered only at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Quantification
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MATH 311W . Prerequisite or concurrent:MATH 427

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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