Mathematics: Secondary Teaching Emphasis (MA) - Summer 2019 Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Summer 2019
MATH
6201
Foundations of Mathematics Education
3 unit(s)
MATH
6212
Foundations of Algebraic Reasoning
3 unit(s)

OR

MATH
6504
Advanced Linear Algebra
3 unit(s)
Fall 2019
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 2020
MATH
6225
Teaching and Learning Mathematics
3 unit(s)
MATH
6236
Equity and Mathematics Education
3 unit(s)
Summer 2020
MATH
6215
Foundations of Geometric Reasoning
3 unit(s)

OR

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)
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)
Fall 2020
MATH
6209
Curriculum & Assessment
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 2021
MATH
6205
Teaching Rational Numbers and Proportionality
Examination of literature, problems, and issues related to teaching fractions, decimals, ratios, proportion, and percent. Exploration of innovative strategies for developing concepts, skills, and proportional reasoning. Prerequisite(s): MATH 6201 (800:220) or consent of department.
3 unit(s)

OR

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)
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.