Academic Catalog

Mathematics Education (MTHED)

MTHED 189  Mathematics Education Elective  9.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MTHED 250  Essentials of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers  3.00  
This course for pre-service elementary school teachers includes mathematical content and concept required to teach elementary school. It includes mathematics topics essential for teaching mathematics at elementary school. This course includes both content and methods for teaching mathematics grades K-9. Prerequisite recommended is a University Studies math course. A minimum grade of C in this course is required for all education majors.
Prerequisites:
    Completion of University Studies Mathematics Course(s)
  
MTHED 289  Mathematics Education Elective  9.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MTHED 305  Tutoring Practicum  1.00-3.00  
Tutoring practicum designed for secondary mathematics teaching majors and minors to develop competencies in mathematics content tutoring skills and interpersonal relations needed in peer tutoring with college students. Permission of Educational Success Center Tutoring Coordinator required. Limited enrollment.
Prerequisites:
    Completion of MATH 240 with a grade of C- or better.
  
MTHED 320  Mathematical Concepts in Early Childhood Education  3.00  
Involves early mathematical content and concepts that are relevant to young children from birth to age eight. An emphasis is placed on understanding and demonstrating mathematical content and computation knowledge. There is a focus on effective research-based strategies to promote mathematical development and learning in all young children. Students will explore math concepts and curriculum at all early childhood developmental levels. An emphasis is placed on hands-on, inquiry-based, and project-based learning, as well as developing skills through play. A minimum grade of C in this course is required for all education majors. Prerequisites: Completion of University Studies math courses.
Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite to enroll in MTHED 320: completion of any USP Math course
  
MTHED 322  Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics  3.00  
A learner-center approach methods course focusing on the theories, models, and strategies for effectively understanding and teaching mathematics concepts and skills in the five content areas to elementary/middle school children grades K-9. National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course. Topics include Numbers and Operations; Measurement; Geometry; Data Analysis and Probability; and Algebra. Peer-to-Peer teaching required. A minimum grade of C in this course is required for all education majors.
Prerequisites:
    Completion of MATH 230 or MTHED 250 (C or Better), and T ED Admission
  
MTHED 323  Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics II  3.00  
A learner-center approach methods course focusing on the theories, models, and strategies for effectively understanding and teaching mathematics concepts and skills in the five content areas to elementary/middle school children Grades K-9. Topics include Technology Integration; History of Mathematics; Fractions and Decimals; Integers; Geometry and Algebraic Thinking. National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course. This course includes a required pre-student teaching clinical in grades 3-5. A minimum grade of C in this course is required for all education majors.
Prerequisites:
    Completion of MTHED 322 (C or Better), Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better), and Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Teacher Education Non-Academic Test (TB and Criminal Background Check).
  
MTHED 339  Secondary Methods in Mathematics Education  3.00  
General principles and problems of teaching mathematics in the secondary schools. Emphasis on organizing teaching activities; teaching materials and resources; and current methodology. This course is offered on-campus only. This course includes a pre-student teaching clinical in grades 9-12. A minimum grade of C in this course is required for all education majors. Typically Offered: Spring Terms Only - On Campus/Hybrid
Prerequisites:
    Admission to the Teacher Education Program and Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better). Teacher Education Non-Academic Test (TB and Criminal Background Check)
  
MTHED 389  Mathematics Education Elective  9.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MTHED 489  Mathematics Education Elective  0.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.