Mathematics: Community College Teaching Emphasis (MA) - Summer 2021 Cohort

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Summer 2021
MATH
6201
Foundations of Mathematics Education
3 unit(s)
MATH
6504
Advanced Linear Algebra
3 unit(s)
Fall 2021
MATH
6371
Probability and Statistical Inference
Discrete and continuous random variables, central limit theorem, regression, correlation, analysis of covariance and categorical data analysis. Multiple regression, ANOVA and categorical data analysis will provide students with tools to analyze real data sets. Prerequisite(s): STAT 1772 (800:072) or MATH 3751 (800:173) or consent of instructor.
3 unit(s)
MATH
6381
Current Research in Mathematics Education
Understand purposes and methods of research in mathematics education with a focus on action research. Review mathematics education research and its implications for instruction. Conduct a classroom-based action research project. Prerequisite(s): MATH 6201 (800:220) or consent of department.
3 unit(s)
Spring 2022
MATH
6225
Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Exploration of instructional strategies to support mathematical learning of K-16 students with focus on your own practice. This includes establishing mathematical goals for learning, selecting appropriate tasks, facilitating classroom discourse, building conceptual understanding from procedural fluency, and using technology to enhance instruction.
3 unit(s)
MATH
6236
Equity and Mathematics Education
Examines theories of race, gender, social class, and sexuality and how these theories play out in K-16 mathematics classrooms. Exploration of historical, political, and pedagogical issues within mathematics education. Includes history of treatment of minorities in mathematics education, teaching mathematics for social justice, culturally relevant mathematics pedagogy, and other pedagogies and theories related to teaching socioculturally diverse students.
3 unit(s)
Summer 2022
MATH
6370
Applied Linear Statistical Methods
Elements of experimental design. Statistical inferential processes, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests, for comparing means, medians and proportions from multiple groups. Prerequisite(s): STAT 1772 (800:072), MATH 3751 (800:173) or consent of instructor.
3 unit(s)
MATH
6670
Non-Euclidean Geometry
Historical development of geometry models that do not assume Euclid's fifth postulate. Emphasis on Poincare's disc and upper half-plane models, distance and area in the hyperbolic plane, and Mobius transformations. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2500 (800:076); MATH 4500/5500 (800:160g); MATH 3610/5610 (800:165g) or MATH 3600/5600 (800:166g).
3 unit(s)
Fall 2022
MATH
6209
Curriculum & Assessment
In this course, students will explore various curricula and strategies and practices for assessing students' thinking and performance. Multiple curricula and forms of quality assessment will be considered, with an emphasis on formative assessment, aligning assessment to instruction, and interpreting evidence.
3 unit(s)
MATH
6299
Research
1-2 unit(s)

* This course is not a requirement to graduate. May be taken in conjunction with the required research paper.

Spring 2023
MATH
6299
Research
1-2 unit(s)

* This course is not a requirement to graduate. May be taken in conjunction with the required research paper.

MATH
6410
Foundations of Calculus
Fundamentals of Calculus from the viewpoint of exploring reasons for the details that support Differential and Integral Calculus. Emphases on examples and proving justifications for a variety of mathematical statements.
3 unit(s)