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Course Description

Apply algebraic concepts to develop mathematical models and deepen understanding of mathematical content knowledge. Emphasis is on non-linear models, supported by use of graphic technology, and effective communication of quantitative concepts and results. Analyze current mathematics education research on teaching and learning with ICT. Examine and critique existing instructional units for topics such as logarithmic, log-linear, exponential, hyperbolic, power, periodic and parametric models and design effective learning environments and experiences for 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 mathematical modeling.
  • Create activities using the skills, strategies and educational theories presented in this course.
  • Develop and share an instructional unit for the mathematics classroom incorporating use of ICT and digital learning resources incorporating use of modern technology.
  • Design lesson plans that align with ISTE National Educational Technology Standards.
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Section Title
Mathematical Modeling and Digital Learning
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $725.00
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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