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ARCHIVED 2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MTH 325 - Teaching of Mathematics II (0-1)

Prerequisite: MTH 324  Generally taken during the junior year.
Changes that are continually occurring in mathematics education are discussed and appropriate techniques for the teaching of mathematics in the public schools are presented. Topics include teaching from a constructivist point of view, issues related to homework, assessment techniques, and utilizing and integrating current technology.  Students successfully completing this course will 1)  use content-specific pedagogy for numerous math courses in grades 7-12; 2) integrate and utilize technology into the mathematics curriculum; 3) develop specific assessment practices that align with instruction, including rubrics and tests; 4) create a homework philosophy and course grading structure; and 5) have field experiences that may include visitations to observe master teachers, curriculum specialists, contract negotiators, and administrators.