Course Description

Deepen understanding of trigonometry concepts and use graphic technology as a means to improve the construct of mathematical knowledge. Analyze current mathematics education research on pedagogical and andragogical approaches to teaching and learning with technology. Examine and critique lesson units for topics such as basic and composite trig functions, trig identities, polar graphs, and periodic modeling. Design lessons that foster development of analytical skills and increase problem solving ability of all students. Content aligned with ISTE National Educational Technology Standards.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the TI-83Plus and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators for teaching and learning mathematics in the Trigonometry classroom.
  • Create activities using the skills, strategies and educational theories presented in this course.
  • Develop and share an instructional unit for the statistics classroom incorporating use of modern technology.
  • Design lesson plans that align with ISTE National Educational Technology Standards.

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Section Title
Topics in Trigonometry and Graphing Technology
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $737.50
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Knowlton, E. (2015). TI-83Plus, TI-83Plus Silver and TI-84Plus Graphing Calculator: How To Best Use It. Fernandina Beach, FL: Adventures In Education Inc.
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Adventures in Education

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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