### Stony Brook Mathematics Department

## MAE 301 - Foundations of Secondary School Mathematics - Fall 2002

**MAE 301** is designed to review all of secondary school
mathematics from the point of view of college students who have
studied calculus and linear algebra, with the goal of
providing a solid foundation for teaching this material.

**Prerequisite:** Admission into the Mathematics Department
Secondary Teacher Preparation Program.

**Instructor:**
Anthony Phillips, Math Tower 3-113, (632-8259)
Office Hours: Mon 11-12:30 (in Math Learning Center), Wed 10-11

**Text:**
"Mathematics for High School Teachers: An Advanced
Perspective" by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project.
This text is being published by Wiley later this year.
We will use a preliminary version. Copies will be available
from Budget Print Center (1087 Rte 25A, across from the LIRR
station, 751-7799). The text will be printed in two parts.

**Grades:**
Final grades will be calculated on the basis
of Midterm 1 (30%), Midterm 2 (30%), Final Exam (30%),
Homework and class participation (10%).
**Note:** The Final Examination will a New York State
Mathematics Course III Regents Examination. A grade
of 85% or better on this examination is necessary
for earning a "C" or better in MAE 301.

**Special Needs:**
If you have a physical, psychological, medical or
learning disability that may impact on your ability
to carry out assigned course work, I would urge that you
contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office
(DSS), Room 133 Humanities, 632-6748/TDD. DSS will review
your concerns and determine, with you, what accommodations
are necessary and appropriate. All information and
documentation of disability is confidential.

*
Anthony Phillips*

Math Dept SUNY Stony Brook

tony@math.sunysb.edu

August 28 2002