UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

MTHE5327 - Functions and Modeling

MTHE 5327 Functions and Modeling (3 semester credit hours) Explorations and lab activities designed to strengthen and expand knowledge of topics taught in middle school mathematics using functions as a basis for real world application models in science, engineering and technology. Emphasis on models involving proportional reasoning. Analysis of relationships between analogous topics in middle school and high school/college mathematics. Approaches may include lecture, explorations, laboratory activities, technology use, and problem based learning. May not be used to fulfill degree requirements for mathematical sciences majors except those in MAT program. Department consent required. (3-0) R