Autumn 2020 Schedule

Dates and Times

    Ryerson Hall Classroom
  1. September 9
  2. September 16
  3. September 30
  4. October 7
  5. October 14
  6. October 21
  7. October 28
  8. November 4
  9. November 11
  10. November 18

Classes meet on the University of Chicago campus on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There are no class on September 23rd.

Algebra Initiative Course and a Math Content Course

Math 50900: Algebra I

  1. Dates: 9/9, 9/16, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18
  2. Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
  3. Instructor: Mark Cerenzia
  4. Location: Online using Zoom
  5. Credit hours: 3.33 Semester Hours
  6. Cost: $ 500
  7. Description: This is the first of the three Algebra Initiative courses. This course can also be taken for the mathematics endorsement. It will cover the fundamental elements of algebraic thinking, including a deep exploration of the basic number systems and the rules of arithmetic, especially for the real numbers. It will also include the basics of set theory, linear relations, functions, coordinate systems, graphing, solving equations, estimation, and problem solving.

Math 52300: Algebra III

  1. Dates: 9/9, 9/16, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18
  2. Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
  3. Instructor: John Boller
  4. Location: Online using Zoom
  5. Credit hours: 3.33 Semester Hours
  6. Cost: $ 500
  7. Description: This is the third of three courses in the Algebra Initiative series. Some topics include inverses and radicals, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, algebraic numbers. This course is also suitable for high school teachers.

Attendance

  1. Teachers must not miss more than two sessions. Missing more than two will result in a grade of "Incomplete."
  2. Attendance for the final day, Wednesday, November, 2020, is mandatory unless the course instructor has approved arrangements.

Seminars for Endorsement of Science and Mathematics Educators
5734 S. University Avenue · Chicago, IL 60637 · Phone: (773) 702-7389 · Fax: (773) 702-9787