Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 051 - Praxis I Mathematics Test Preparation


Passing scores on Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test (or another Maryland state-mandated basic skills assessment) are required to earn the Associate of Arts in Teaching degree, as well as for entry into any teacher certification program in Maryland. This course is designed to help prepare students to successfully complete the mathematics portion of the Praxis I. Reviews key mathematics concepts included in the exam plus builds test-taking skills and strategies. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 093 /MATH 096 , READ 120 . One hour each week. Formerly ED 051.

1 semester hour

ONE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOUR. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

  • Understand the structure, format, and content of the Praxis I Mathematics tests.
  • Apply mathematical problem solving strategies and techniques.
  • Recognize simple skill level questions and complete them correctly.
  • Complete practice tests under simulated conditions.
  • Use the class time to review for gotten mathematics skills and to correct any misconceptions.
  • See their mathematics as a complete integrated system.
  • Apply test taking strategies to earn a passing score as well as to alleviate test anxiety.


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