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MATH 668. Modeling With Mathematics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: MATH 662, MATH 663 and MATH 665, or permission of the instructor. An in-depth study of mathematical modeling for K-8 mathematics, including an examination of the history and development of modeling real-world situations, different types of and purposes for mathematical models, modeling for various STEM contexts, designing modeling tasks, teaching and assessing with mathematical modeling. A core course for preparation as a K-8 mathematics specialist. Not applicable to M.S. in Mathematical Sciences.