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MAED 3000 Foundations of Mathematics

Prerequisite: Admission into the Early Childhood Education Cohort or permission of the instructor. This course is required for all early childhood education majors and is necessary for the completion of the early childhood program. It is designed to expose prospective early childhood teachers to a variety of problem-solving strategies in order to foster an in-depth understanding of algebra in elementary grades mathematics, cross-disciplinary thinking, and the ability to communicate appropriately.

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MAED 3001 Number Systems I

Prerequisites: MATH 2008, MAED 3000, or permission of the instructor. This course focuses on data analysis and probability including counting, probability, and descriptive statistics with some inferential statistics including appropriate representations of data, misleading statistics, measures of central tendency, measures of variance, and distributions.

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MAED 3002 Number Systems II

Prerequisites: Completion of the Area A mathematics requirement, MATH 2008, MAED 3000, MAED 3001, or permission of the instructor. This course focuses on an intuitive development of geometric ideas including measurement, area, perimeter, volume, coordinate geometry, symmetry, and transformations. This course will emphasize relationships between and among shapes and properties, transformations, location in a coordinate plane, and visualization.

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MAED 3100 Mathematical Investigating

Prerequisite: Admission into the Middle Grades Cohort. This course is required for all middle grade education majors and is necessary for the completion of the middle grades program. It is designed to expose prospective middle grades teachers to a variety of problem solving strategies to foster their in-depth understanding of middle grades mathematics, cross-disciplinary thinking, and ability to communicate appropriately.

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MAED 3119 Geom/Measure in Secondary Math

Prerequisite: C or higher in MATH 3030. This course is designed to enable prospective teachers of mathematics in grades 6-12 to effectively integrate technology and manipulative into the teaching and learning process. The content of the course focuses on the exploration of mathematical content areas such as measurement, geometry, and trigonometry. The content of the course is supported by research on the teaching and learning of these topics.

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MAED 3121 Number/Algebra Secondary Math

Prerequisite: C or higher in MATH 3030. This course is designed to enable prospective teachers of mathematics in grades 6-12 to effectively integrate technology and manipulatives into the teaching and learning process. The content of the course focuses on the exploration of mathematical content areas such as numbers and operations and algebra. The content of the course is supported by research on the teaching and learning of these topics.

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MAED 3950 Special Topics

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. Selected topics in mathematics education not available in other departmental courses.

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