MTE

Mathematics Teacher Education

  • MTE 6100 Mathematical Modeling in the Behavioral Sciences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Important mathematical topics such as differential equations, axiomatics, probability theory, matrix algebra, simulation, and game theory and their use in a variety of models in the social sciences, life sciences, and humanities.

  • MTE 6400 History of Mathematics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Mathematics as an on-going human activity. Historical development and contributions from diverse cultures of: number systems; measurement; algebra; Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries; calculus; discrete mathematics; and statistics and probability.

  • MTE 6420 Probability and Statistics for Middle School Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Probability and statistical methods applied to real problems. Scientific method of investigation. Data collection, organization, display, and analysis. Sampling distributions and probability. Introductions to statistical inference. Use of appropriate software and graphing calculator.

  • MTE 6430 Algebra and Functions for Middle School Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Algebraic principles and linear functions are reviewed with respect to their usage in middle school classrooms. Polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions are studied from a perspective appropriate for a middle school teacher.

  • MTE 6450 Geometry for Middle School Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    A study of two- and three-dimensional geometry appropriate for grade 4-10 teachers. Compass constructions, triangle congruence postulates, Pythagorean Theorem and proofs. Surface area and volume. Coordinate geometry applied to proofs and transformations.

  • MTE 6460 Problem Solving and Mathematical Modeling for Middle School Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Learning to think about the world quantitatively through experiencing solving pure and applied mathematics problems and modeling real world problems individually and in groups.

  • MTE 6480 Concepts in Calculus for Middle School Teachers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    An exploration meant to give a solid conceptual understanding of the big ideas in calculus (limit, derivative, integral). Applications, connections to algebra, and how these concepts appear in middle school math classrooms are emphasized.

  • MTE 6880 Independent Reading in Mathematics and Statistics Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Selected topics from the research literature on a particular topic in mathematics and statistics education.

  • MTE 6920 Seminar in Mathematics and Statistics Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Reading and discussion of current trends and research in mathematics and statistics education with applications to Pre K-14 mathematics classrooms.

  • MTE 6990 Selected Topics in Mathematics and Statistics Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Selected topics pertinent to Pre K - 14 mathematics educators.