Master of Arts in Education

Mathematics Education Option



The Mathematics Education option is a program which prepares teachers for leadership roles to improve mathematics learning in elementary and middle schools. All courses relate theory and research to teaching mathematics to diverse learners with emphasis on active learning for mathematical understanding and the integration of appropriate technologies in the curriculum.

Required Core (12 units)

Units

EDCI

560

Principles and Practices of Curriculum Development

4

EDFN

500

Evaluation of Educational Research

4

EDEL

589

Seminar: Elementary Education

4

EDEL

596

Comprehensive Examination

0


Area of Concentration (Total: 33 units)

Required (12 units)

EDEL

431

Teaching Mathematics in Middle Schools

4

EDEL

432

Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood

4

EDEL

531

Research in Teaching Mathematics

4


Directed Electives (Select 13 units)

EDCI

583

Application of Hypermedia in Instruction

4

EDEL

433A

Special Topics in Mathematics: Metric Measurement

1

EDEL

433B

Special Topics in Mathematics: Problem Solving

1

EDEL

433C

Special Topics in Mathematics: Geometry

1

EDEL

433D

Special Topics in Mathematics: Logic

1

EDEL

435

Use of Calculators in Teaching Mathematics

2

EDEL

480

Problem Solving with Logo

4

EDEL

535

Assessment Strategies in Mathematics

4

EDEL

580

Computer Applications for Teaching Mathematics and Science

2


Electives (Select 8 units) You may select courses from the directed electives that were not already selected, other electives with adviser approval, or from the following:

EDAD

506

Leadership in Education

3

EDEL

451

Teaching Science in Elementary School

4

EDEL

551

Seminar: Research in Teaching Elementary Science

4

EDEL

590

Problems in Classroom Group Behavior

4

Other Electives with adviser approval**

*When selecting courses, at least 50% of the total units must be 500 level. courses



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