This is a sample syllabus only. Ask your instructor for the official syllabus for your course.
This course is designed to integrate previous work and experience by emphasizing the application of theoretical models and research designs to the field of mathematics education. Special emphasis will be given to analyzing, organizing, and evaluating findings, and communicating the results.
MAT 555 meets for three hours of lecture per week.
Graduate standing and one year of full time secondary teaching.
After completing MAT 555 students will
Students should be able to demonstrate through written assignments, tests, portfolios, and/or oral presentations, that they have achieved the objectives of MAT 555.
Evaluations are based on homework, projects, papers, class presentations, short tests, portfolio of total work for the semester, and/or scheduled examinations. Other assessments include an annotated bibliography of 20 references for one topic, peer review of student papers, editing tasks, and reading and analyzing mathematics education studies.
Students' grades may be based on software performance, homework, projects, papers, class presentations, short tests, portfolio of total work for the semester, and/or scheduled examinations that test students' understanding of the topics covered in the course (see "Method of evaluating outcomes"). The instructor determines the weight of each of these factors in the final grade.
Attendance policy is set by the instructor.
Due dates and policy regarding make-up work are set by the instructor.
The instructor sets all test dates except the date of the final exam. The final exam is given at the date and time announced in the Schedule of Classes.
The mathematics department does not tolerate cheating. Students who have questions or concerns about academic integrity should ask their professors or the counselors in the Student Development Office, or refer to the University Catalog for more information. (Look in the index under "academic integrity".)
Cal State Dominguez Hills adheres to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations for students with temporary and permanent disabilities. If you have a disability that may adversely affect your work in this class, I encourage you to register with Disabled Student Services (DSS) and to talk with me about how I can best help you. All disclosures of disabilities will be kept strictly confidential. Please note: no accommodation may be made until you register with the DSS in WH B250. For information call (310) 243-3660 or to use telecommunications Device for the Deaf, call (310) 243-2028.
Prepared by J. Wilkins 2/17/00. Revised 7/8/01, 7/25/06 (G. Jennings).