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MATE Courses and Descriptions

6058. Number Systems and Operations: K-5 Mathematical Tasks (3)
(Teacher licensure) Analysis and construction of effective mathematical tasks in teaching number systems and operations at the K-5 level; attention also given to the expansion of content knowledge.
6059. Rational Numbers and Operations: K-5 Learning Trajectories (3)
(MATE 6058) Focus on rational number concepts through learning trajectories at the K-5 level; attention also given to problem solving and content knowledge.
6060. Data Analysis and Measurement: K-5 Classroom Interactions (3)
(MATE 6058) Focus on statistical literacy of elementary teachers and the teaching of data analysis and measurement to K-5 students; attention also given to learning methods which facilitate appropriate classroom interactions.
6061. Algebraic Reasoning: K-5 Discourse and Questioning (3)
(MATE 6058) Focus on statistical literacy of elementary teachers and the teaching of data analysis and measurement to K-5 students; attention also given to learning methods which facilitate appropriate classroom interactions.
6062. Geometry and Spatial Visualization: K-5 Assessment (3)
(MATE 6058) Geometric concept development along with formative and summative assessment strategies of students’ geometric thinking; attention also given to geometric content knowledge and diagnosis of student errors.
6063. Mathematical Modeling: K-5 Leadership (3)
(MATE 6058, 6059, 6060, 6061, 6062) Generating mathematical representations and making explicit connections between concepts. Pedagogy designed to equip elementary teachers to become mathematics teacher-leaders in school settings; attention also given to topics integrated within mathematical strands.
6110. Algebra and Number Theory for Teachers (3)
(Admission to the MAT in mathematics education) Specialized mathematical knowledge necessary to support the successful teaching and learning of algebra and number theory.
6120. Geometry for Teachers (3)
(MATE 6110) Specialized mathematical knowledge necessary to support the successful teaching and learning of geometry.
6130. Statistics and Probability for Teachers (3)
(MATE 6110) Specialized mathematical knowledge necessary to support the successful teaching and learning of probability and statistics.
6140. Functions and Analysis for Teachers I (3)
(MATE 6110) Specialized mathematical knowledge necessary to support the successful teaching and learning of polynomial and rational functions.
6150. Functions and Analysis for Teachers II (3)
(MATE 6140) Specialized mathematical knowledge necessary to support the successful teaching and learning of exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and other special functions.
6200. Mathematics Assessment for the Classroom Teacher (3) Formerly MATH 6200
(Consent of instructor) Theory, methods, and techniques of assessment for improving mathematics learning. Requires assessment and intervention project adapted to local classroom setting.
6206. Leadership in Mathematics Education (3) Formerly MATH 6206
(Admission to MAEd program; consent of instructor) Mathematics content and information necessary for service as leader in public school mathematics education.
6211. Research in Mathematics Education (3) Formerly MATH 6211
Readings, reports, and syntheses of research literature on teaching and learning K-12 mathematics. Projects based on this literature.
6221, 6222, 6223. Current Topics in Mathematics Education (1,2,3)
May be repeated once with change of topic. May not count toward mathematics requirement for MAEd. (Consent of instructor) Exhaustive study of current topic in mathematics education.
6265. Technology in Mathematics Education (3)
Technology applications in grades 6-12 based on national recommendations, research, and issues pertaining to equity and access.
6320. Advanced Elementary Mathematics Methods (3) Formerly MATH 6320
May not count toward mathematics requirement for MAEd. (Certification in elementary education at undergraduate level) Current research, materials, methods, and curricula for teaching and learning elementary school mathematics.
6321. Advanced Middle-Level Mathematics Methods (3) Formerly MATH 6321
May not count toward mathematics requirement for MAEd. (Certification in mathematics at middle grades undergraduate level) Current research, materials, methods, and curricula for teaching and learning middle-level mathematics.
6323. Issues and Trends in Mathematics Education (3) Formerly MATH 6323
May not count toward mathematics requirement for MAEd. (Graduate standing and certification in secondary mathematics) Current research, materials, methods, and curricula for teaching and learning high school mathematics.
6331. Reasoning with Number and Algebra (3)
Rational numbers, proportional reasoning, and linear relations as tools to explore mathematical relationships in grades 6-8.
6341. Teaching and Learning of Geometry (3)
Analysis of middle school student work using the van Hiele model to examine relationships of shape, size, symmetry, and transformations in two- and three- dimensional space.
6351. Data Analysis and Probability in the Middle Grades (3)
Data analysis, probability concepts, and pedagogical issues for middle grade teachers.
6361. Measurement Across the Curriculum (3)
Key issues in teaching and learning measurement as it supports other mathematical strands.
6371. Teaching and Learning of Algebra (3)
Current mathematical learning theory and research as it pertains to algebra taught from a problem-solving, student-centered perspective.
6391. Teaching with Mathematical Modeling (3)
Historical and contemporary models applied to real-world situations to demonstrate the power and limitations of modeling.
6400. Capstone Project in Mathematics Education (3)
Research project, portfolio modeled on the National Board Professional Teaching Standards, or equivalent project.
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