UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

MTHE5321 - Problems Using Algebra

MTHE 5321 Problems Using Algebra (3 semester credit hours) Analysis of the relationship of "school algebra" to "abstract algebra," solving non-routine problems involving these concepts and adapting them for classroom use. The role of functions, the relationships between the verbal, visual, and symbolic representations of algebraic concepts, and the role of technology in learning algebra will be emphasized. May not be used to fulfill degree requirements for mathematical sciences majors except those in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Recommended Prerequisite: A junior-level mathematics course. (3-0) T