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Master of Arts in Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Mathematics
2017-2018

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY

Governor

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Jackie Vogel
vogelj@apsu.edu
931.221.7637

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Mathematics Specialization is an advanced degree appropriate for licensed teachers of elementary school, middle school, or high school.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Degree: Master of Arts in Education (M.A. Ed.)

Major: Curriculum and Instruction

Specialization: Mathematics

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

 MATH 5090

 Research in Mathematics Education (3)

 MATH 5940

 Mathematics Education Research Paper  (3)

 MATH 5080

 Mathematics in a Technological World  (3)

 MATH 5070

 Methods, Materials, and Strategies in Teaching Mathematics (3)

 MATH 5120

 Contemporary Programs in K-12 Mathematics

Choose 2 courses:

 Educ 6500

 Seminar on Curriculum Improvement and Construction (3)

 Educ 5200

 Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (3)

 Educ 6800

 Seminar on Teaching Effectiveness (3) 

Choose 3 courses:

 MATH 5040

 Number Theory for Teachers (3)

 MATH 5050

 History of Mathematics for Teachers (3)

 MATH 5060

 Probability and Statistics for Teachers  (3)

 MATH 5020

 Geometry for  Elementary and Middle School Teachers (3)

 MATH 5030  

 Problem Solving  (3)

 MATH 5520

 Algebra for Teachers (3)

 MATH 5640

 Geometry for Teachers (3)

 MATH 5350

 Calculus for Teachers (3)

Milestone Review:

Students must complete three milestones while completing this program.  Milestone I will be completed while in the first term of enrollment. Milestone II must be completed before enrolling capstone course.  Milestone III occurs at graduation.

Capstone Course:

Math 5940: Mathematics Education Research Paper is the capstone course for this program and must be taken the last term of enrollment.  It is offered fall and spring only as it requires interaction in the local schools.  Milestone II is prerequisite.