2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog Course Descriptions

MTHED - Mathematics Education
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 250Essentials of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers3.00
This course for pre-service elementary school teachers includes mathematical content and concept required to teach at elementary school. It includes various mathematics topics which are essential for teaching mathematics at elementary school. This course covers both content and methods for teaching mathematics at elementary school. Prerequisite recommended is general education math course.
Prerequisites:
Completion of General Education Mathematics Course(s)
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 289Mathematics 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:
Completion of MATH 240 with a grade of C- or better.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 322Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics3.00
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. In-class micro-teaching required.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MATH 230 or MTHED 250 (C or Better), and T ED Admission
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 323Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics II3.00
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. Field experience or Academic Services-Learning required.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MTHED 322 (C or Better), Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better), and T ED Admission.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MTHED 339Secondary Methods in Mathematics Education3.00
General principles and problems of teaching mathematics in the secondary schools. Emphasis on organizing teaching activities; teaching materials and resources; and current methodology. This course is offered on-campus only. Field experience or Academic Service-Learning required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program and Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better)
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MTHED 389Mathematics Education Elective0.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MTHED 489Mathematics Education Elective0.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.