Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5369. The Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Problem Solving

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Focuses on the processes involved in mathematical thinking and mathematical problem solving. Classroom discussions will address those aspects associated with expert problem solving-domain knowledge, problem solving skills, metacognition (belief and issues of control), and aesthetic judgements. Students will have an opportunity to discuss and solve various types of mathematics problems and develop instructional strategies to teach and assess mathematical problem solving at the middle and secondary school levels.

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