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MATH171

Proportional Reasoning

Course Description:

Target middle school students' misconceptions about proportionality, as you learn new ways to teach ratio, proportion, and percents. After exploring various student approaches to proportion problems, and collaborating with other course participants, you'll be prepared to craft a lesson plan designed to teach a concept of proportion using your new knowledge.

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* MATH186 Math in Everyday Life for Grades 6-8 (15 hours)

Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.

Graduate Credit Information:
Graduate credit may be obtained from the provider(s) listed below, for an additional fee after the course begins.
Adams State University - 1.0 credit - pricing
Madonna University - 1.0 credit - pricing
University of Missouri - Kansas City - 1.0 credit - pricing
University of Central Missouri - 1.0 credit - pricing
Washburn University - 1.0 credit - pricing
Subject Area:
Mathematics, Instructional Technology, Instructional Strategies
Grade Level:
6th-8th
Hours:
15.0

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