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EDUC 284. Fundamentals of Algebra, Geometry and Measurement for Teaching. 3 Credits.

This course is designed for prospective teachers seeking K-9 licensure. Content strands include expressions and equations, algebra and functions. Algebra and functions topics include the concepts of variable and function, algebraic thinking, linear, polynomial, rational, and exponential functions, mathematical models, rates of change, and multiple representations of relations. We will also explore strands in geometry and measurement, data analysis and statistics. Topics from these strands include: properties of geometric figures, geometric measurement (length, area, volume), congruence and similarity, transformations; and descriptive statistics. Aligned with state and national standards, this course will emphasize problem solving, communication, reasoning, and representation in mathematics.
Fall and Spring.