MAT 200 Mathematics Internship

Campus Location:
Georgetown, Wilmington
Effective Date:
(MAT 193 or higher)


Course Credits and Hours:
3.00 credits
2.00 lecture hours/week
2.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This course applies the mathematical skills and knowledge gained from program courses to the process of helping people learn math. Students gain experience in a math tutoring environment to learn through supervised participation. Emphasis is placed on implementing appropriate tutoring strategies, constructing study materials, using technology, managing the classroom, and practicing professional behavior throughout the internship.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:


Schedule Type:
Classroom Course


Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Apply tutoring and study skills strategies. (CCC 2, 6; PGC 1, 3)
  2. Use technology to assist in student learning. (PGC 4)
  3. Apply classroom management techniques. (CCC 2, 3, 4; PGC 3)
  4. Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct. (CCC 4; PGC 3)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Apply tutoring and study skills strategies.
    1. Analyze tutoring strategies applicable to a variety of student needs.
    2. Implement appropriate tutoring strategies consistent with the ability of the student.
    3. Develop study materials appropriate to the curriculum.
    4. Use study materials to assist students in their learning.
  2. Use technology to assist in student learning.
    1. Use computer-based programs to support mathematics courses.
    2. Use technology to communicate with faculty and students.
    3. Use technology to prepare and present a lesson in mathematics.
  3. Apply classroom management techniques.
    1. Use classroom management techniques to effectively present a lesson.
    2. Use classroom management techniques to prevent an escalation of negative behavior.
  4. Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct.
    1. Analyze case studies for ethical and professional conduct.
    2. Apply ethical and professional conduct while tutoring.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

90 100 = A
80 89 = B
70 79 = C
0 69 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

Final Course Grade:

Calculated using the following weighted average

Evaluation Measure

Percentage of final grade

Math Center Internship (summative)


Lesson Plan & Presentation (summative)


Case Studies (summative) (equally weighted)


Error Analysis (summative) (equally weighted)


Group Project (summative)




Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):
  1. Employ mathematical strategies to solve algebraic, geometric, trigonometric, and calculus problems.
  2. Analyze mathematical principles and theories as they relate to a variety of applications.
  3. Apply knowledge of the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of adolescents in designing and delivering instruction.
  4. Access and implement educational technology.
Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.