Mar 23, 2019  
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MTE 752 - Thinking and Learning in Mathematics/Science

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
Advanced doctoral course on deep examination of particular concepts in mathematics/science. The course focuses on mathematics/science content, epistemological obstacles related to learning, and the pedagogical strategies to enhance student thinking about concepts. Students will be deeply engaged in content and situating their thinking through the analysis and synthesis of existing literature on learning. Students will conduct or participate in a project by exploring and synthesizing the epistemological development, the research on student thinking, and effective pedagogical approaches about a given mathematics/science concept.