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Math 1351 - Mathematics For Middle Grade Teacher Certification II
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First Day Handout for Students 2005 2006 Math 1351 Math for Middle School Teachers II Section Synonym Time Campus and Room Semester Instructor Name Office Office Hours Include information for scheduling other times Phone Email Web site if applicable MATH 1351 MATHEMATICS FOR MIDDLE GRADE TEACHER CERTIFICATION II 3 3 0 Concepts of geometry probability and statistics as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real number to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking Prerequisites MATH 1350 Students in Math 1350 51 must have completed College Algebra or its equivalent AND have completed any remediation requirements Required Text Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 3rd edition Tom Bassarear Houghton Mifflin Co ISBN 0 618 34886 7 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 3rd edition Explorations Tom Bassarear Houghton Mifflin Co ISBN 0 618 34887 5 Package of both texts ISBN 0 618 505393 Required Materials INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY This course is taught through investigations of mathematical ideas through explorations in a supportive cooperative learning environment COURSE RATIONALE MATH 1351 is the second semester of a two semester sequence 1350 1351 designed for prospective elementary and middle school teachers This course extends the foundational ideas of mathematics so that the prospective teachers E C 8 have an explicit understanding of these concepts This sequence of courses transfers to UT Austin as M316K and M316L and transfers to other four year institutions COMMON COURSE OBJECTIVES Common course objectives are attached They can also be found at http www2 austin cc tx us mthdept2 tfcourses obj1350 htm INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY This course is taught through investigations of mathematical ideas through explorations in a supportive cooperative learning environment COURSE RATIONALE MATH 1351 is the second semester of a two semester sequence 1350 1351 designed for prospective elementary and middle school teachers This course extends the foundational ideas of mathematics so that the prospective teachers E C 8 have an explicit understanding of these concepts This sequence of courses transfers to UT Austin as M316K and M316L and transfers to other four year institutions COMMON COURSE OBJECTIVES Common course objectives are attached They can also be found at http www2 austin cc tx us mthdept2 tfcourses obj1350 htm List these in your individual First Day Handout COURSE EVALUATION GRADING SCHEME Grading criteria must be clearly explained in the syllabus The criteria should specify the number of exams and other graded material homework assignments projects etc with percentage allocations Instructors should discuss the format and administration of exams Guidelines for other graded materials such as homework or projects should also be included in the syllabus Include your policy on Missed Exams late work class participation expectations Attendance Policy if no attendance policy students must be told that Math Dept s attendance policy follows Instructors who have a different policy are required to state it Attendance is required in this course Students who miss more than 4 classes may be withdrawn Withdrawal Policy including the withdrawal deadline for the semester It is the student s responsibility to initiate all withdrawals in this course The instructor may withdraw students for excessive absences 4 but makes no commitment to do this for the student After the withdrawal date neither the student nor the instructor may initiate a withdrawal Incomplete Grade Policy Incomplete grades I will be given only in very rare circumstances Generally to receive a grade of I a student must have taken all examinations be passing and after the last date to withdraw have a personal tragedy occur which prevents course completion Course Specific Support Services ACC main campuses have Learning Labs which offer free first come first serve tutoring in mathematics courses The locations contact information and hours of availability of the Learning Labs are posted at http www austincc edu tutor The following policies are listed in First Day Handout section in front part of the Math Manual Go to www austincc edu mthdept5 mman05 statements html Insert the full statement for each of the following in your syllabus Statement on Scholastic Dishonesty Recommended Statement on Scholastic Dishonesty Penalty Recommended Statement on Student Discipline Statement on Students with Disabilities Statement on Academic Freedom TESTING CENTER POLICY ACC Testing Center policies can be found at http www austincc edu testctr Instructor will add any personal policy on the use of the testing center STUDENT SERVICES The web address for student services is http www austincc edu rss index htm The ACC student handbook can be found at http www austincc edu handbook INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES The web address is http www austincc edu evp newsemester index htm then click on Campus Based Student Support Overview COURSE OUTLINE CALENDAR 16 week Semester Week 11 week Semester Week 1 7 1 1 7 1 7 2 2 7 2 2 7 3 7 4 3 7 3 3 7 4 8 1 4 7 4 4 8 2 8 3 5 8 1 5 9 1 6 8 2 6 9 2 7 8 2 8 3 7 9 3 9 4 8 9 1 8 10 1 9 9 1 9 2 9 10 2 10 9 2 9 3 10 10 3 11 9 3 9 4 11 wrap up final assessment 12 10 1 13 10 2 14 10 2 10 3 15 10 3 16 wrap up final assessment Please note schedule changes may occur during the semester Any changes will be announced in class


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