Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Preparing to Teach Algebra"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2014 - DURI
Research area(s):
Mathematics Education
Project Description:
In this project, we investigate the preparation of algebra teachers through the use of a national survey and case studies of universities that offer such programs in an effort to better understand the current status of teacher preparation to teach Algebra.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern will help with all aspects of the study (along with our current eleven person project team), including data collection, analysis, transcription, writing papers, and preparing presentations.
Related Website(s):
http://www.edst.purdue.edu/pta/
Desired Qualifications:
We are looking for a student who is hard working, eager to learn, and ready to commit to an exciting project!
Estimated Weekly Hours:
8
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
No

Professor in Charge

Name:
Newton, Jill
Deptartment/College:
curriculum and instruction

Student Supervisor

Name:
Jill Newton
Title:
Associate Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Yukiko Maeda
Deptartment/College:
EDPS/COE