Mathematics Education

276.330 Mathematics and Literacy in Society 15 credits
An exploration of the importance of being literate and numerate through an indepth study of our engagement with mathematics and literacy in everyday life.
276.396 Mathematics in the Middle Years 15 credits
This course examines the development of mathematics knowledge in the middle years with a focus on the development of students' mathematical thinking and understanding of rational numbers, algebra, geometry and measurement, and statistics.
276.700 Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities 30 credits
An in-depth study of the research, theory and evidence-based practices associated with mathematical inquiry aimed at raising student achievement. Participants will analytically investigate how mathematical inquiry learning communities are constructed and how they support all learners to engage in mathematics at a high level of achievement.
276.730 Enterprising STEM Education 30 credits
Students will develop scholarship, engagement, and teaching that is enterprising, particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.). The course will provide an interdisciplinary approach to integrating STEM into practice across the disciplines. The course will involve the participation of students in problem-based and project-based learning activities.
276.782 Mathematics Education 30 credits
An exploration of the role of mathematics in education and society - with a focus on the nature of mathematics, the mathematics curriculum and learning theories and trajectories associated with rational number, algebra, geometry and statistics.
276.784 Current Issues in Teaching Mathematics 30 credits
A critical study of contemporary pedagogical issues in mathematics education, including issues related to the social context, learning and assessment and the culture of mathematics teaching.
276.785 Making Mathematics Accessible 30 credits
An in-depth study of the research, theory and evidence-based practices associated with equitable classroom practices that make mathematics accessible for all learners.

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