Undergraduate Courses
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Undergraduate Course Listing

This is a listing of undergraduate courses in Mathematics Education This listing is taken from the on line University Bulletin. For further information, please contact Denise A. Spangler, E-Mail dspangle@uga.edu.



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Course Descriptions -- Undergraduate and Graduate

Oasis title: FOUND OF MATH ED.
Prerequisite: MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L.
Role of mathematics in society; contemporary issues in mathematics education; role of professional mathematics educator, including ethical and effective practice; social, historical, and philosophical perspectives and methods of inquiry in analysis of
mathematics education issues; and sociological and psychological bases for learning mathematics. Technologies used in teaching mathematics.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
Oasis title: CHILD'S MATH LEARN.
Prerequisite: MATH 1700 or permission of department.
Corequisite: EDEC(CHFD) 4010.
Children's mathematical learning from pre-numerical stages through the acquisition of advanced numerical and spatial processes and operations. Research-based development of a theory of children's learning. Includes field component.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return
Oasis title: MATH TCHG/CURR P-5.
Prerequisite: EMAT 3400.
Corequisite: EDEC(CHFD) 4020.
Mathematics teaching and curriculum in preK through 5th grade. Content and materials appropriate for preK through 5th grade mathematics curriculum is integrated with an analysis of mathematics teaching, including the use of technology. Includes a field component.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return
Oasis title: SCH PRACT SEC MATH.
A school-based planned practicum experience.
Non-Traditional Format: Part-time practicum in school.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return
Oasis title: CONCEPTS SEC MATH.
Prerequisite: MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L.
The basic concepts in the secondary mathematics curriculum, including concepts from algebra, functions, shape and space, and number systems.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return
Oasis title: SPEC PROBL MATHED.
Topics in mathematics education.
Non-Traditional Format: Independent study.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
 
Oasis title: TECHNOL ELEM MATH.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Use of technological tools in teaching elementary mathematics. Current computer software for mathematical explorations.
Offered summer semester of even-numbered years.
Offered spring semester of odd-numbered years. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: TEACH/LEARN SECMATH.
Prerequisite: EMAT 4680/6680 and permission of department.
Corequisite: EMAT 5360/7360.
Instructional strategies, classroom management, assessment techniques, lesson planning, multicultural and gender issues in mathematics education.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: CONNECTS IN SEC MAT.
Prerequisite: [EMAT 3500 or (MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L)] or permission of department.
The secondary mathematics curriculum, with attention to applications of mathematics and to connections within mathematics and between mathematics and other subjects.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: CONTEM SCHOOL MATH.
Prerequisite: [EMAT 3500 or (MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L)] or permission of department.
The contemporary secondary and collegiate mathematics curriculum, with an emphasis on data handling, modeling, infinite processes, stochastic processes, and discrete mathematics.
Offered summer semester of even-numbered years.
Offered fall and spring semesters of odd-numbered years. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: PROBLEM SOLVING.
Prerequisite: [EMAT 3500 or (MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L)] or permission of department.
Mathematical problems with emphasis on exploring various mathematical contexts, on posing and extending problems, and on communicating mathematical problems and solutions.
Offered spring and summer semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: HIS&CULT FOUND MATH.
Prerequisite: [EMAT 3500 or (MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L)] or permission of department.
Development of mathematics across time, geography, and cultures with attention to the content of school mathematics.
Offered spring and summer semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: TECHN SEC SCH MATH.
Prerequisite: MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L.
Mathematical investigations appropriate to the secondary school using various technology tools.
Offered fall and spring semesters (EMAT 4680).
Offered fall and summer semesters (EMAT 6680). Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: TECH ENH MATH INSTR.
Prerequisite: MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L.
Use of technology in mathematics instruction and
development of materials for mathematics instruction
enhanced by technology.
Offered Spring semester. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: ADV TECH MATH INSTR.
Prerequisite: MATH 2210 and MATH 2210L.
Use of technology in mathematics instruction, with an emphasis on the organization of materials for secondary mathematics courses.
Offered spring semester of odd-numbered years. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: PROF SEM TCHG MATH.
Prerequisite: EMAT 4360/6360.
Corequisite: EMAT 5460/7460.
Issues identified from the student teaching experience in mathematics with consideration of various avenues for professional development.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: TCH NUM SYS MID SCH.
Prerequisite: MATH 2200 and MATH 2200L and permission of department.
Corequisite: MATH 5020/7020.
Didactics of number systems for middle school mathematics. Teaching methods, curriculum materials, psychological factors for developing natural, integer, rational, and real number structures. Evaluation through the examination of mathematics content, with emphasis on the mathematical operations, models, and problem solving.
Offered fall semester. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: TCH GEOM MID SCH.
Prerequisite: EMAT 5280/7280.
Corequisite: MATH 5030/7030.
Didactics of geometry for middle school mathematics. Teaching methods, curriculum materials, psychological factors for developing geometric and measurement concepts. Evaluation through the examination of mathematics content, with emphasis on statistics, probability, and mathematical applications.
Offered spring semester. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: TCH MATH MID SCH.
Prerequisite: EMAT 5290/7290.
Methods and materials for teaching mathematics in the middle school, with emphasis on integration of mathematical topics.
Offered fall semester. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: ALGEBRA IN MID SCH.
Prerequisite: EMAT 5290/7290.
Didactics of algebra and number theory for middle
school mathematics. Teaching methods, curriculum
materials, psychological factors for developing algebraic
concepts.
Offered fall semester. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: SEC MATH FIELD EXP.
Prerequisite: EMAT 4680/6680 and permission of
department.
Corequisite: EMAT 4360/6360.
Supervised observations, interviews, tutoring, teaching
practice, and professional goal development.
Non-Traditional Format: Forty-five hours of field work
per semester.
Offered fall and spring semesters. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: STUD TCHG SEC MATH.
Prerequisite: EMAT 4360/6360.
Corequisite: EMAT 4950/6950.
Supervised mathematics teaching in a secondary school. Non-Traditional Format: In school for ten weeks, all day.
Offered fall and spring semester. Return-undergrad. Return-Graduate
Oasis title: MATH LRNG PREK-5.
Learning theories and their application to mathematics teaching and learning.
Offered fall and summer semesters of odd-numbered years. Return
Oasis title: MATH METHODS PREK-5.
Content, methods, and materials appropriate for preK through 5th grade mathematics instruction. Integration of instruction and assessment and appropriate use of technology.
Offered fall and summer semesters of even-numbered years. Return
Oasis title: RSCH SEM IN MATH ED.
Topics in mathematics education from a research perspective.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
Oasis title: MASTER'S RESEARCH.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members. Non-Traditional Format: Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
  • EMAT 7005. Graduate Student Seminar. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
    Oasis Title: GRAD STUDENT SEM.
    Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
    Non-traditional format: Seminar.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.
  • Oasis title: TCHG MATH ELEM.
    Interrelationships between contemporary mathematics content for elementary schools, effective mathematical communication with children, and learning theory.
    Not offered on a regular basis. Return
    Oasis title: TCHG SEC MATH.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Instructional procedures and evaluation in terms of student growth.
    Offered on a regular basis. Return
    Oasis title: MATH CURR ELEM.
    Elementary school mathematics curriculum with special emphasis on contemporary programs, issues, and trends.
    Not offered on a regular basis. Return
    Oasis title: CURR PLAN MATH ED.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Mathematics curriculum of the secondary schools, with emphasis on current issues and trends.
    Offered summer semester of even-numbered years.
    Offered spring semester of odd-numbered years. Return
    Oasis title: MASTER'S THESIS.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
    Non-Traditional Format: Independent research and thesis preparation.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
    Oasis title: APP PROJ MATH EDU.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    A mathematics education topic or problem under the direction of a faculty member.
    Non-Traditional Format: This course is based on the development and conduct of an individual project resulting in less need for faculty contact.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
  • EMAT 7700. Internship in Mathematics Education. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
    Oasis Title: INTERNSHIP MATH ED.
    Not open to students with credit in EMAT 5460/7460.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Supervised work in mathematics education in an instructional context.
    Non-traditional format: Supervised independent study.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year. Return
  • Oasis title: ADV STUD MATH CURR.
    Prerequisite: (EMAT 7050 and EMAT 7080) or permission of department.
    Theoretical bases for mathematics curriculum.
    Offered every year. Return
    Oasis title: ADV STUD MATH TCHG.
    Prerequisite: (EMAT 7050 and EMAT 7080) or
    permission of department.
    Theoretical bases for mathematics teaching and
    teacher education.
    Offered every year. Return
    Oasis title: ADV STUD MATH LRNG.
    Prerequisite: (EMAT 7050 and EMAT 7080) or permission of department.
    Theoretical bases for mathematics learning.
    Offered every year. Return
     
    Oasis title: CRIT ISSUES IN EMAT.
    Prerequisite: (EMAT 7050 and EMAT 7080) or permission of department.
    Critical analysis of social, political, economic, and cultural structures as they relate to mathematics teaching, learning, and research. Implications for equitable P-12 mathematics classrooms and mathematics education methods courses will be explored.
    Offered every year. Return
    Oasis title: RESCH SEM MATH EDU.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Seminar for doctoral students on contemporary issues in mathematics education.
    Non-Traditional Format: Independent study and/or research will be required if the number of credit hours exceeds the number of hours of discussion.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
    Oasis title: DOCTORAL RESEARCH.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
    Non-Traditional Format: Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
    Oasis title: DOCT DISSERTATION.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
    Non-Traditional Format: Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
    Offered fall and spring semesters. Return
    Oasis title: RSCH MATH EDU.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Independent research on a problem in mathematics education.
    Non-Traditional Format: Supervised independent research.
    Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters. Return
    Oasis title: EDU LIT IN EMT.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Critical interpretation and evaluation of research and theoretical writing in mathematics education.
    Offered fall semester. Return
    Oasis title: ANALYSIS RSCH EMT.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Analysis and evaluation of research in mathematics education.
    Offered spring semester. Return
    Oasis title: INTERNSHIP MATH EDU.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Supervised work in mathematics education in an instructional situation.
    Non-Traditional Format: Supervised independent study.
    Offered fall and spring semesters. Return
    Oasis title: PRACTICUM MATH EDU.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department.
    Completion of a supervised project in mathematicseducation.
    Non-Traditional Format: Supervised independent study.
    Offered fall and spring semesters. Return