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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Teacher Education

Courses - EDME Graduate Level

500. Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Advanced study in mathematics education. Emphasis on contemporary issues addressed in the National Council for the Teaching of Mathematics Principles and Standards and described in the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools.
Letter grade only (A-F).

501. Assessment in Teaching and Learning Mathematics (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Designing advanced assessment methods aligned with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Assessment Standards; interpreting and using assessment results for planning and teaching mathematics in linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms.
Letter grade only (A-F).

502. Research in Mathematics Teaching and Learning (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Advanced study of mathematics education research. Emphasis on development of teacher-researchers in an inquiry learning process of research design, methods, data collection, and data analysis in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches through conducting action research in teaching practices.
Letter grade only (A-F).

503. Advanced Mathematics Methods in Teaching, 1 (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Advanced study in mathematics methods by applying state and national mathematics principles and standards to research-based practices.
Letter grade only (A-F).

504. Advanced Mathematics Methods in Teaching, 2 (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Advanced study of the teaching and learning of mathematics in linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms. Topics include teaching and learning pre-algebra, algebra, plane and solid geometry, measurement, data analysis, probability, learning theories, assessment, state and national academic content standards.
Letter grade only (A-F).

505. Technology in Teaching and Learning Mathematics (3)

Prerequisites: Basic teaching credential, EDME 501 and EDME 502 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Advanced approaches to integrating contemporary technologies in teaching and learning mathematics. Focus on integrating technology to provide differentiated and individualized learning opportunities to meet the needs of linguistically and culturally diverse students.
Letter grade only (A-F).

520. Algebra: Research-Based Pedagogy (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Integration of pre-algebra and algebra content and pedagogy in mathematics classrooms. Exploration of recent research trends, national policies, and standards related to algebra curriculum and teaching.
Letter grade only (A-F).

550. Global Perspectives in Mathematics Teaching (3)

Prerequisite: Basic teaching credential or consent of instructor.
Developing global perspectives in mathematics teaching through case study and lesson analysis; exploring, analyzing, and applying multifaceted teaching approaches of different cultural and educational systems.
Letter grade only (A-F).

695. Advanced Studies in Mathematics Education (3)

Prerequisites: Advancement to candidacy in the Mathematics Education Program; approval of the Program Advisor; written application to take the comprehensive examination to the College of Education Graduate Office by March 1 for the fall semester or by October 1 for the spring semester.
Studies of problems and issues in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Relating research to teaching practice. For qualified candidates preparing to write the comprehensive examination.
Letter grade only (A-F).

698. Thesis Study in Mathematics Education (3)

Prerequisites: Advancement to candidacy in the Mathematics Education Program; approval of thesis advisor, department chair, and associate dean.
Planning, preparation, and completion of thesis under supervision of a thesis advisor.
Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. Application for enrollment must be made in the Graduate Studies Office by October 1 for the spring semester or by March 1 for the fall semester or summer session.

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