Instructor


Jeffrey O. Bauer

107 Carhart Science

Phone: 402-375-7334

Email: jebauer1@wsc.edu


Course Description: Probability and data analysis, geometry, measurement, problem solving, reasoning and proof. The course meets requirements for the Elementary Education endorsement and Middle School Mathematics concentration. The one-hour course MAT 215 may be applied to the High School Mathematics endorsement.


Textbook: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II: Elementary Geometry. Jeffrey O. Bauer, (2007). Wayne State College


Textbook: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II: Elementary Geometry (old version). Jeffrey O. Bauer, (2007). Wayne State College


Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach, 7E. Bennett and Nelson, (2007). McGraw Hill: Boston, MASS. (ISBN-13: 978-0-07-302284-0)


Course Syllabus

Course Outline


  1. Geometry
    1. Introduction
    2. Construction, Congruence and Similarity
    3. Measurement
    4. Transformations
  2. Probability and Statistics
    1. Probability
    2. Experiments
    3. Simulations
    4. Odds and Expected Values
    5. Counting
    6. Graphs
    7. Central Tendency and Variations