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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Mathematics Education (MTHED)

MTHED 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

MTHED 411 Teaching Secondary Mathematics I (3) Conditions for learning mathematics; problem solving; subject matter types; curriculum; learning goals; nature and history of mathematics at secondary level
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: acceptance into Secondary Education/Mathematics Option certification program;C I 295 ; a grade of C or better inCMPSC 101, MATH 140, MATH 141, MATH 220, MATH 230, MATH 311W   Concurrent: MTHED 427

MTHED 412W Teaching Secondary Mathematics II (3) Assessing learning and instruction; methods of evaluation and grading; long- term planning; accommodating needs of diverse learners; connecting theory and practice.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inMTHED 411   Concurrent: C I 412W C I 495C

MTHED 420 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary Schools (3) Strategies for teaching mathematics at the elementary school level; analysis of the philosophy and content of contemporary programs of instruction.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: LL ED 400, LL ED 401, LL ED 402 ; a grade of C or better required inMATH 200   Concurrent: C I 495A or C I 495B ; SCIED 458 SS ED 430W

MTHED 424 Contemporary School Mathematics Programs (3) In-depth analysis of school mathematics programs and the factors and forces influencing them; contemporary curriculum developments.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: MTHED 412W orMTHED 420  

MTHED 427 Teaching Mathematics in Technology-Intensive Environments (3) Interaction among pedagogy, content, and technology in mathematics teaching and learning in technology-intensive environments; secondary, early college curricula; laboratory experience.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: acceptance into Secondary Education/Mathematics Option certification program;C I 295 ; a grade of C or better inCMPSC 101, MATH 140, MATH 141, MATH 220, MATH 230, MATH 311W   Concurrent: MTHED 411

MTHED 428 Fundamentals of Middle Grades Mathematics 1 (3) This course develops essential understanding of number and algebra for teaching middle grades mathematics and builds on earlier mathematics courses.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: formal admission to CEAED major or permission of program  

MTHED 429 Fundamentals of Middle Grades Mathematics 2 (3) This course develops essential understanding of geometry and probability for teaching middle grades mathematics and builds on earlier mathematics courses.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: formal admission to CEAED major or permission of program  

MTHED 430 Students' Mathematical Thinking (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Develop abilities in planning, conducting, and interpreting mathematics interviews to gain an understanding of students' thinking processes and current knowledge.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: C I 495D, C I 495E or experience teachnig mathematics  

MTHED 431 Data Analysis in Secondary School Mathematics (3) Intense development of foundations of data analysis for secondary mathematics as a process using statistical concepts for predictions and inferences.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: CMPSC 101 or equivalent; at least 18 credits of mathematics at or above the calculus level; acceptance into secondary mathematics certification program or permission of program  

MTHED 432 Mathematical Modeling in Secondary School Mathematics (3) Students work from teaching and curricular perspective to explore and apply school and undergraduate mathematics to model real-world phenomena.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: CMPSC 101 or equivalent; at least 18 creidts of mathematics at or above the calculus level; acceptance into secondary mathematics certification program or permission of program  

MTHED 433 Function Concept in Secondary School Mathematics (3) This course develops the concept of function as an essential topic that underlies and connects school and collegiate mathematics.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: CMPSC 101 or equivalent; at least 18 credits of mathematics at or above the calculus level; acceptance into secondary mathematics certification program or permission of program  

MTHED 460 (SCIED 460) Trends and Issues in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education (3) Develops understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education research and practices for PreK-12 teaching and learning
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: 7th Semester Standing  

MTHED 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

MTHED 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

MTHED 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

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