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MAT 202 Math for Elementary Teachers II - Geometry, Measurement and Visualization
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#:  NA
AGEC: Mathematics  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Spatial visualization, measurement, geometry, proof, probability and data analysis using appropriate technologies and various strategies. Use physical models, technology and pattern-finding strategies to identify properties of and develop formulas for measuring two- and three-dimensional shapes. This course is designed to meet the requirements for prospective elementary education teachers.

Prerequisites: MAT141 or MAT151

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: NA

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze properties of two- and three-dimensional shapes.
2. (Synthesis Level) Develop geometric formulas for area, perimeter, circumference and volume.
3. (Application Level) Apply proportional reasoning, similarity and congruence to solve problems.
4. (Analysis Level) Apply the Pythagorean Theorem and analyze the Pythagorean Theorem proof.
5. (Synthesis Level) Create geometric constructions.
6. (Synthesis Level) Apply geometry transformations to figures using symmetry, reflections, translations, and rotations to formulate conjectures.
7. (Synthesis Level) Solve problems from a variety of contexts using various strategies including technology.
8. (Application Level) Conduct probability experiments using concrete models and technology and interpret the results.
9. (Application Level) Use counting principles such as permutations, combinations and factorials.
10. (Evaluation Level) Find and interpret measures of central tendency (mean/weighted mean, median, mode), variability (range, variance, standard deviation), and rank (quartiles, percentiles, z-scores, stanines).
11. (Analysis Level) Organize, create and interpret statistical graphs and charts including the normal distribution and identify patterns/trends.
12. (Analysis Level) Analyze levels of the VanHiele Theorem of geometric development.


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