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Mathematics Education

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Master of Education: Mathematics Education

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours36
Major Requirements36

Major Requirements

EDETS628Technology in Instructional Design3
EDETS636The Impact of Technology on Student Learning3
EDETS668Educational Technology Leadership3
EDMAS608Mathematical Problem Solving: An Overview for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS614Numeration and Operations: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS654Algebra and Functions: Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS655Geometry and Measurement: Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS656Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability: Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS657Concepts of Calculus and Trigonometry: Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS658Technology for Teaching and Learning Mathematics3
EDMAS698Masters Portfolio3
____S___Advisor-approved Elective*3
* Graduate level advisor-approved elective with an emphasis on pedagogy

Mathematics Education K-5 Graduate Certificate

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours18

Certificate Requirements

EDMAS608Mathematical Problem Solving: An Overview for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS614Numeration and Operations: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS654Algebra and Functions: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS655Geometry and Measurement: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS656Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS658Technology for Teaching and Learning Mathematics3

Exit Requirements

  1. GPA of 3.00
  2. Satisfactory completion of all courses

Mathematics Education K-8 Graduate Certificate

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours21

Certificate Requirements

EDMAS608Mathematical Problem Solving: An Overview for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS614Numeration and Operations: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS654Algebra and Functions: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS655Geometry and Measurement: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS656Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3
EDMAS658Technology for Teaching and Learning Mathematics3
EDMAS657Concepts of Calculus and Trigonometry: Math Content and Pedagogy for K-8 Teachers3

Exit Requirements

  1. GPA of 3.00
  2. Satisfactory completion of all courses
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EDMA Classes: Spring - 2016


Provides K-8 teachers with the underlying principles and concepts of algebra and functions. Emphasizes building algebraic thinking through an examination of patterns, relationships, and functions; with practice developing multiple representations of functions using tables, graphs, and verbal rules. Examines current instructional and assessment practices in mathematics that are research and standard based, and lead to algebraic reasoning for K-8 students.

Prerequisite: EDMA S614.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37128JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTELIVE
Monday
5:00p - 8:00p
1/11 - 4/30

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with high speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6082.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Provides K-8 teachers with the underlying principles of geometric and spatial sense and the levels of geometric learning, with practice developing a variety of physical models, manipulatives, and software for K-8 classrooms. Examines current instructional and assessment practices that are research and standards based, and lead to visualization and spatial reasoning for K-8 students.

Prerequisite: EDMA S614.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35966JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTELIVE
Thursday
5:00p - 8:00p
1/11 - 4/30

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with high speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6082.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Provides K-8 teachers with the basic concepts of data analysis, statistics, and probability, with practice using descriptive and inferential statistics to analyze data and make predictions and decisions. Examines current research and standards based instructional and assessment practices in the areas of collecting, displaying, and analyzing data, and experimental and theoretical probability that lead to data analysis, inferential reasoning, and real world applications for K-8 students.

Prerequisite: EDMA S614.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37129JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 8:00p
1/11 - 4/30

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with high speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6082.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

A research paper, project, or a professional portfolio, jointly approved by the student's graduate committee and the student; to coincide with the student's professional objectives. The portfolio should document the required knowledge and ability to apply the standards set by the UAS School of Education. Portfolio criteria should be obtained from the School of Education or the graduate advisor. The student's graduate committee may require an oral defense of either option.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor and instructor required.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35967JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTWEB
1/11 - 4/30

Stacked with EDET 698 JD1. Online meetings to be arranged as needed during the semester. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6082 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free. Cross-listed with EDET S698.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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