Dr. Laurie Burton
Professor
Mathematics Department
Western Oregon University

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Current Courses

WINTER 2015

Math 211 - Foundations I (Online)
Enrolled in this course? Please log on to WOU Online (moodle.wou.edu) to find Fnd Elem Math I (Online Burton) (MTH 211 (201420172) | Winter 2015) listed in your Winter 2015 course list. Your course Moodle page has all of your course information (opens 1/3/2015).

Requied course materials Bennett, Burton and Nelson, 9th Edition (four items that work for the entire MTH 211-212-213 series - you cannot do the course without each of them)

  1. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach (textbook)
  2. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach (activity book that you write in)
  3. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Manipulative Kit
  4. Connect online homework access: A specific link will be provided for you once the course begins

The text + activity + kit + online access package at the WOU Bookstore is the best overall deal. This is all that you will need to purchase for the three-course sequence. ISBN for the whole package: 9780077873165
Warning
: Don’t look this up and buy the hardcover book only; you MUST have the hardcover Conceptual Approach, a softcover Activity Approach that you can write in and the Connect online access. Typically purchasing these items individually is not the best deal.

Math 396 - Elementary Problem Solving (MTH 396 syllabus)
Enrolled in this course? Please log on to WOU Online (moodle.wou.edu) to find Elementary Problem Solving (MTH 396 (201420187) | Winter 2015) listed in your Winter 2015 course list. Your course Moodle page has all of your course information.

Requied course materials The WOU Bookstore has the MTH 396 coursepack, and both sells and rents the required textbook-“Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students, 2nd Edition” by Ken Johnson, Ted Herr, and Judy Kysh (ISBN: 9780470464731).


Course Archives

Math 105 - Intro to Contemporary Math

Math 111 - College Algebra

Math 112 - Elementary Functions

Math 199 - Math Ed Seminar

Math 212 - Foundations II

Math 213 - Foundations III

Math 251 - Calculus I

Math 252- Calculus II

Math 253- Calculus III

Math 391 - Manipulatives

Math 392 - College Algebra for Teachers

Math 394 - Geometry for Elementary Teachers

Math 395 - Integrated Methods

Math 489.589 - Algebraic Structures for MS Teachers

Math 491.591 - Historical Topics for MS Teachers

Math 492 - Abstract Algebra for MS Teachers

Math 494.594 - Geometry for Middle School Teachers

Math 495.595 - Calculus for MS Teachers

Math 612 - Fractions and Proportions: K - 8 Learning and Teacher Practices (course content in Moodle)

Math 613 - Geometry and Measurement: K - 8 Learning and Teacher Practices (course content in Moodle)