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Utah State University

Mathematics

1967

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A Suggested Mathematics Curriculum For Preparation Of Teachers Of Modern Secondary School Mathematics In Utah, Harold Nolan Philips May 1967

A Suggested Mathematics Curriculum For Preparation Of Teachers Of Modern Secondary School Mathematics In Utah, Harold Nolan Philips

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"New math" has drastically changed secondary mathematics and the demands on the secondary ma thematics teacher. The changes and effects of changes w re studied with emphasis on suggested programs in teacher preparation.

Questionnaires were given to one hundred four secondary mathematics teachers in Utah. Fifty-eight were returned, of which fifty were usable. The questionnaire contained twenty-six mathematics courses offered to mathematics education majors in Utah universities. The teachers indicated which courses were valuable to them in teaching secondary school mathematics. Rank order correlation coefficients were calculated among subgroups of the questionnaire to determine internal consistency. All coefficients were above ...