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Mathematics Transition Guide
C Existent Advisory Materials For
Regent University Mathematics Entrance
*Notes: Minimum high school course requirements for admission. How to calculate RAI score for admission. *Notes: Study center, tutorial assistance. *Notes: Compendium of sites for: math tutorial , study skill development, math anxiety , etc. *Notes: For prospective teaching majors, strategies for preparation for the Pre Professional Skills Test in mathematics.

*Notes: Minimum high school course requirements for admission. How to calculate RAI score for admission. *Notes: Guidelines for who should take the placement exams. Preparation, including sample tests. Making arrangements to take the exams. Coursetaking options.

*Notes: Minimum high school course requirements for admission. How to calculate RAI score for admission. *Notes: Web site created to help students understand math preparation needed for various majors at UI. Complete list of UI majors includes math requirements of each major. Five mathematics topics are divided into modules , each including quizzes, solutions , and tutorial material— arithmetic , algebra, analytic geometry, trigonometry , and logarithms/ exponentials . Two options for assessing current mastery of subject are online quizzes and sample final exams of math courses. Oncampus math events are posted here as well. An advisory on the use of calculators, and on benefits of a strong math foundation. 
*Notes: Includes “Building Your
Future” blueprint for preparation for the Regent universities that
details minimum and optimum college preparatory curriculum. Also links to the Regent Admission Index (RAI) calculator 
* APPENDIX 1: References
ACT College Readiness Standards for Mathematics,
American Mathematical Society. (2003, October). Summary Report from the
Committee on Education Meeting. Retrieved March
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Ball, D.L., Mundy, J.F., Kilpatrick, J., Milgram, R.J., Schmid, W., & Scharr, R.
(2005, October). Reaching for common ground in K12
mathematics education. Notices of the AMS, 52(9), 10551058.
Beckmann, S. (2008). Mathematics for Elementary Teachers. Boston, WA:
Pearson/ Addison Wesley.
Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (cbms). (2001). The Mathematical
Education of Teachers, Chapter 9: The Preparation
of High School Teachers.
Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (cbms). (2001). The Mathematical
Education of Teachers, Vol. 11. American
Mathematical Society.
GAISE Reports of the American Statistical Society,
Hodges, V. (2004). President’s Message: The Journey Continues. Virginia
Mathematics Teacher, Spring 2004
Iowa Model Core Curriculum,
Ma, L. (1999). Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers’
Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China
and the United States. Lawrence Erlbaum .
Mathematics course descriptions of the University of Iowa, Iowa State
University, and University of Northern Iowa.
McCrory, R. (2006). Mathematicians and mathematics textbooks for prospective
elementary teachers. Notices of the AMS,
53(1), 2029.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (2000). Principles and Standards
for School Mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM.
National Mathematics Advisory Council: Final Report 2008.
Stiff, L.V. (2002, August). Working together to improve mathematics education.
Notices of the AMS. 49(7),757758.
Stump, S., Bishop, J., Britton, B. (2003), Building a vision of algebra for
preservice teachers. Teaching Children Mathematics,
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Wu, H. Preservice Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers. Retrieved
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* * APPENDIX 2: Authors & Contributors
AUTHORS
Justin Peters Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of
Mathematics, Iowa State University
Walter Seaman Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and
Department of Teaching and Learning, University of Iowa
Doug Shaw Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of
Northern Iowa
Bridgette Stevens Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Northern Iowa
Jeffrey Weld Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of
Northern Iowa
CONTRIBUTORS
Dan Anderson Ph.D., Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Iowa
Megan Balong, Math Instructor, Malcolm Price Laboratory School, University of
Northern Iowa
David Duncan Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, University of
Northern Iowa
James Maltas, Math Instructor, Malcolm Price Laboratory School, University of
Northern Iowa
Rich Strike, Math Instructor, Cedar Falls High School
RE VIEWER S
Barbara Adams, Math Coordinator, Des Moines Schools
Roger Alexander, Mathematics, Iowa State University
Dan Anderson, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Megan Balong, Mathematics, Price Laboratory School
LeRoy Barnhart, Mathematics, Kirkwood Community College
Maureen Busta, Mathematics, Upper Iowa University
Isabel Darcy, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Oguz Durumeric, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Mark Ecker, Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
Joyce Eveland, Mathematics, Oskaloosa High School
Cos Fi, Math Education, University of Iowa
Sharon Flinspach, Mathematics, Fairfield High School
Ron Fox, Math Consultant, AEA 13
Amy Froelich, Statistics, Iowa State University
Breanne Garrett, Mathematics, Oskaloosa High School
Glenn Grove, Chief Administrator, AEA 13
Eric Hart, Mathematics, Maharishi University
Julie Hukee, Math Consultant, AEA 11
Nicole Johnson, Communication Studies, University of
Northern Iowa
Gail Johnston, Mathematics, Iowa State University
Bryan Kaster, Mathematics, Harlan High School
Fritz Keinert, Mathematics, Iowa State University
Art Kirk, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Russ Lenth, Statistics, University of Iowa
Sergio Loch, Mathematics, Grandview College
Jim Maltas, Mathematics, Price Laboratory School
Jim Marter, Mathematics, Newton High School
Jill Niehaus, Mathematics, Southeast Polk High School
Margaret Prophet, Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
Jim Reece, Chief, Bureau of Instructional Services, Iowa
Department of Education
Suzanne Riehl, Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
Dennis Roseman, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Cheri Ross, President, Iowa Council of Teachers of
Mathematics
Ralph Russo, Statistics, University of Iowa
Lynn Selking, Mathematics, Wayne High School
Olga Sokratova, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Rich Strike, Mathematics, Cedar Falls High School
Keith Stroyan, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Diane Theissen, Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
Heather Thompson, Mathematics, Iowa State University
Jan Thompson, Mathematics, Sioux City High School
Juliana Tymoczko, Mathematics, University of Iowa
Deb Tvrdik, Mathematics, Ft. Dodge High School
Jeremy Varner, Iowa Department of Education
Joye Walker, Mathematics, Iowa City West High School
Martha Wiley, Mathematics, Mt. Pleasant High School
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