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# MAT 147 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods
An overview of mathematical concepts, principles and applications specifically for elementary teachers. Includes measurement, basic geometry, probability, and statistics. Also includes the technology to teach mathematics.

Prerequisite(s): MAT 142 , MAT 151 , or mathematics assessment test into MAT 167  or higher.
Information: It is not recommended that students enroll concurrently in MAT 146  and MAT 147. Access to a scanner required for math classes taken online.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Use English and metric units to measure basic physical quantities and convert units within systems.
2. Describe and apply common geometric shapes and their properties to formulas for perimeter, area, surface area, and volume.
3. Calculate the probability of the outcomes of simple experiments and apply counting techniques that include permutations and combinations.
4. Construct graphical data and calculate commonly used statistical measures with interpretation.

Outline:
1. Measurement
1. Definition of measurement
1. Rulers
2. Protractors and compasses
2. Measurement standards and units
1. English system
2. Metric system
3. Conversion of units
1. Within systems
2. Between systems
2. Teaching tools and resources
1. Identifying and utilizing teaching resources
1. World Wide Web, national organizations
2. Classroom presentation
3. Software programs, math games
4. Manipulatives, calculators as problem-solving tools
5. Structured and guided practice
3. Basic Geometry
1. Common geometric shapes and properties
1. One, two and three-dimensional figures
2. Symmetry properties
2. Calculation for common geometric figures
1. Perimeter and area of triangles, rectangles, parallelograms and circles
2. Surface area of rectangular prisms
3. Volumes of rectangular prisms and spheres

C. Teaching tools and resources

1. Identifying and utilizing teaching resources
2. World Wide Web, national organizations
3. Classroom presentation
4. Software programs, math games
5. Manipulatives, rulers, protractors and compasses
6. Structured and guided practice
1. Probability
1. Theoretical probability
2. Making predictions using samples
3. Probability of independent events
4. Teaching tools and resources
1. Identifying and utilizing teaching resources
2. World Wide Web, national organizations
3. Classroom presentation
4. Software Programs, math games
5. Manipulatives, rulers, and calculators as problem-solving tools
6. Structured and guided practice
2. Statistics
1. Data analysis
1. Counting techniques including permutations and combinations
2. Frequency tables and distributions
3. Graphical representations of data
1. Bar, line, pie, and pictographs
2. Scales and intervals
2. Statistical measures
1. Commonly used terms (range, mean, median, mode)
2. Central tendency
3. Variability
3. Teaching Tools and Resources
1. Identifying and utilizing teaching resources
2. World Wide Web, national organizations
3. Classroom presentation
4. Software programs, math games
5. Manipulatives, protractors, calculators as problem-solving tools
6. Structured and guided practice

Effective Term:
Spring 2021