2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

MTHED - Mathematics EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
MTHED 189Mathematics Education Elective0.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MTHED 305Tutoring Practicum1.00 - 3.00
Tutoring practicum designed for secondary mathematics teaching majors and minors to develop competencies in mathematics content tutoring skills and interpersonal relations needed in peer tutoring with college students. Permission of Student Support Services lab supervisor required. Limited enrollment.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed MATH 240 with a grade of C- or better.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 322Using Mathematical Learning Processes in the Elementary /Middle School Content Areas3.00
A learner-center approach methods course focusing on the theories, models, and strategies for effectively understanding and teaching mathematics concepts and skills in the five content areas to elementary/middle school children (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course. Topics include Numbers and Operations; Measurement; Geometry; Data Analysis and Probability; and Algebra.
Prerequisites:
MTHED 230 with a grade of C or better.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 323Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics3.00
Study of the theories, models and strategies for teaching mathematics concepts and skills to elementary/middle school children (ages 6-12/13; grade 1-7/8). National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MTHED 322, or instructor permission, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Other, Refer to Catalog
MTHED 339Teaching Mathematics and Computer Science in the Secondary School3.00
General principles and problems of teaching mathematics in grades 5-12. Topics include: organizing teaching activities; teaching materials and resources; and current methodology. Student activities include classroom presentations, a formal paper, and 20-25 hours of laboratory experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only

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