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Topic: Education Classes
Replies: 18   Last Post: Oct 17, 1995 1:54 AM

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JansonEdit@aol.com

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Education Classes
Posted: Oct 16, 1995 10:33 AM
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> We finessed this by creating a graduate-level topics course (so it can be
> taken over and over again) called Topics in Mathematics for Teachers, which
> stipulates in its course description that it does not count as credit for a
> graduate degree in mathematics. We use it for workshops, mostly summer,
> but occasionally Saturday morning workshops (in a series, not a one-shot
> deal) during the school year.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Judy Roitman, Math, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66049, 913-864-4630
>

Hey, we did the same thing here at University of Colorado at Denver!
What a small world. (Ho, ho.)

This is a fairly easy way to address the need for teachers to take
Graduate Credit for recertification. And it helps that I have an
appointment in both math and education.

bj
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Am I missing something? Why can't such a course be graduate credit in Math
Ed? Is it a bureaucratic nightmare to do that?

Eric Karnowski





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