Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

EDS 317 The Secondary School Curriculum in Mathematics(RNL)

4 credits; 4 hours. This course focuses on the mathematics curriculum for the secondary school and calls upon the students' preparation in the Mathematics major to inform their study, particularly with respect to the selection, scope, and sequence of topics. In this way, the curriculum is examined from the specialist's standpoint. Central to this examination is the process of transforming knowledge of contact and curriculum for the purpose of teaching and learning. Topics include general principles for developing a mathematics curriculum, connections to state and national standards, and resources for teaching mathematics. A field work component of 35 hours is included. Prerequisite: EDS 201, EDS 202, and a GPA of 3.0 or above; Admission into Adolescence Education program; Mathematics major.