Mathematics: Secondary Teaching Emphasis (MA) - Summer 2017 Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Summer 2017

On the UNI campus for two weeks and an online learning component

MATH
6201
New Developments in Mathematics Education
Introduce current recommendations and policies regarding mathematics goals, content, frameworks, instructional strategies and curricula. Investigate topics and documents with a focus on application and impact to classrooms. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
3 unit(s)
MATH
6212
Algebraic Content and Pedagogy for Teachers
Examine algebraic standards, content, instructional strategies and curricula. Focus on application and impact on classroom practice, planning and assessment in algebra. Focus on change in one’s teaching and curriculum. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
3 unit(s)
Fall 2017

Online learning environment

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
6286
Studies in Cognitive Demand and Classroom Discourse
3 unit(s)
Spring 2018

Online learning environment

MATH
6203
Contemporary Assessment in Mathematics Education I
Study of strategies and practices for assessing students' thinking and performance. Multiple forms of quality assessment with an emphasis on formative assessment, aligning assessment to instruction, and interpreting evidence. Prerequisite(s): MATH 6201 (800:220) or consent of department.
2 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)
Summer 2018

On the UNI campus for two weeks and an online learning component

MATH
6208
Contemporary Assessment in Mathematics Education II
Focus on assessment design for classroom use and development of an assessment scheme. Prerequisite(s): MATH 6201 (800:220) or consent of department.
1 unit(s)
MATH
6215
Geometric Content and Pedagogy for Teachers
Examine geometric standards, content, methods and curricula. Analyze student thinking, examine van Hiele levels and expand conceptions of proof. Focus on impact on one's own practice, planning and assessment. Prerequisite(s): MATH 6201 (800:220) or consent of department.
3 unit(s)
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)
Fall 2018

Online learning environment

MATH
6286
Studies in 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. Includes history of treatment of minorities in math education, teaching mathematics for social justice, culturally relevant mathematics pedagogy, and other pedagogies and theories related to teaching sociocultural diverse students.
3 unit(s)
Spring 2019

Online learning environment

MATH
6530
Topics in Discrete Mathematics
Topics from combinatorics, graph theory, analysis and application of algorithms, recurrence relations, difference equations, linear programming, and mathematical induction. Applications of these topics in the secondary curriculum. Prerequisite(s): MATH 3530/5530 (800:143g) or MATH 4500/5500 (800:160g).
3 unit(s)
Summer 2019

On the UNI campus for two weeks and an online learning component

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)