Dec 15, 2019  
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 650 - Graduate Seminar: Theory and Practice in Mathematics Education

Credits: (3)
Cross-Listed: MATH 650 

Examines literature in the theory and practice of mathematics education. Course content will vary semester to semester, in each case focusing on one specific topic. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, educational learning theories and mathematical connections, K-12 mathematics education curriculum reform, technology and the teaching of mathematics, international studies in mathematics education, or mathematical literacy. The course will include examinations of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards and Virginia SOL documents. Students enrolled in the master’s program in education with a concentration in Mathematics will be expected to complete an extensive teaching or research project in this course during their final semester of the program, unless they receive prior permission to complete the project at some other time. Project choices must be focused in mathematics education and approved by the professor of record. This course must be taken in the final semester but be taken more than once for credit, provided the topic of study is different, with permission of instructor.



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