Undergraduate Course Descriptions
|MTHED - Mathematics Education|
|Catalog Nbr.||Course Title/Course Topics||Credits|
|MTHED 189||Mathematics Education Elective||0.00 - 9.00|
|Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.|
|MTHED 305||Tutoring Practicum||1.00 - 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.|
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed MATH 240 with a grade of C- or better.
Fall and Spring Terms
|MTHED 322||Using Mathematical Learning Processes in the Elementary /Middle School Content Areas||3.00|
|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.|
MTHED 230 with a grade of C or better.
Fall and Spring Terms
|MTHED 323||Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics||3.00|
|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.|
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MTHED 322, or instructor permission, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Other, Refer to Catalog
|MTHED 339||Teaching Mathematics and Computer Science in the Secondary School||3.00|
|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.|
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Spring Term Only