Jun 17, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 102 - Teaching and Learning Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective 3 hours

This course is designed to help preservice elementary school teachers develop a conceptual framework for mathematics, especially for those aspects normally experienced in elementary school. Through their work in the course the students study the main themes of mathematics throughout the curriculum, considering both mathematical and pedagogical content issues in teaching mathematics. Topics include sets, logic, informal geometry, numeration systems, properties of real numbers and an introduction to probability and statistics. Cross-listed as  MATH 102  . Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MATH 104  , or higher MATH course; or a score of 19 or above on the math portion of the ACT; or 460 or above SAT score; or a passing score on the Columbia College math placement exam.