MTH681 Research in Math and Math Ed I

Lead Faculty: Dr. Igor Ya Subbotin

Course Description

The first course designated to the initial stage of the thesis development. The content of these courses will include an analysis of mathematics foundations of curricular materials and/or issues in mathematics education. Students will develop a proposal for thesis research in mathematics or mathematics education, incorporating fundamentals of research and possible practical implementation. Grading is S/U/H only.

Learning Outcomes

  • Propose original topic for thesis research, including testable hypotheses.
  • Incorporate sound research and experimental design, centered on proposed research topic.
  • Incorporate statistical and theoretical analyses relevant to proposed topic.
  • Analyze alternative explanations or possible outcomes that may result from proposed research.