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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: Fall - 2015


Examines underlying concepts of solving problems using mathematical models, logic, and concepts. Identifies problem solving strategies appropriate to K-8 classrooms. Provides practice developing research and standards based instruction and assessment plans that support an integrated, problem based curriculum.

Prerequisite: Current teaching certificate, admission to the Mathematics Education Endorsement program, or permission.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77408JD1Chip Mcmillan Iii
DISTELIVE
Monday
4:00p - 7:00p
8/31 - 12/12

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.

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

Provides K-8 teachers with the content to understand numbers, how they are represented, and the relationships between and among numbers, number systems, and basic operations. Emphasizes standards and research based practices for helping K-8 students construct efficient computational skills. Provides practice developing instruction and assessment plans that integrate number sense, estimation strategies, and efficient computational skills into a problem based curriculum.

Prerequisite: Current teaching certificate, or admission to the Mathematics Education Endorsement program, or instructor permission.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77409JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTELIVE
Thursday
5:00p - 8:00p
8/31 - 12/12

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.

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
77401JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 8:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Course meets online via Elluminate. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. If unfamiliar in using Elluminate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. For more information call (907) 796-6082.

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

The portfolio should document the required knowledge and ability to apply the standards set by the conceptual framework of the UAS School of Education. Students creating a portfolio should request portfolio criteria from School of Education or their graduate advisor.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor and instructor required.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77402JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Advisor approval required to register 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.

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

 
 

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