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MATH 111: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3 credits)

Course Description

Math 111 is the first of a two-course sequence designed to give prospective elementary education majors the depth of understanding necessary to teach mathematics in the elementary classroom. Topics include number (natural numbers, integers, fractions, and real numbers) and operations, sets, patterns, functions and algebra. Emphasis will be on communication, connections and problem solving, representations, and reasoning and proof. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): C or better in Math 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X, or higher or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test, and grade of C or better in ENG 22 or ENG 23 or placement in ENG 100.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain and utilize numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.
  • Explain the meaning of operations and how they relate to each other.
  • Describe various types of patterns and functional relationships.
  • Utilize symbolic forms to represent, model, and analyze mathematical situations to solve problems.
  • Communicate mathematical ideas verbally, in writing, and through mathematical representations to various audiences.

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