Specialist Studies in Mathematics 1

Course code EDUC2090
Not available in 2015

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Mathematics in secondary schools. Students will consider the role and value of mathematics in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Mathematics and Stage 6 General Mathematics curriculum; and a range of strategies and resources for teaching and assessing Mathematics at the secondary school level.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Learning Outcomes

1. Articulate the role and value of Mathematics education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5 Mathematics and Stage 6 General Mathematics curriculum.

3. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of Mathematics as an area of study.

4. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Mathematics.

Content

  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning Mathematics in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of Mathematics education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Mathematics and Stage 6 General Mathematics curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for Mathematics and Higher School Certificate for General Mathematics.
  • The literacy and numeracy demands of Mathematics as an area of study.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Mathematics.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2101

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Major Assignment on pedagogical approaches used in Mathematics education

Project: Major Assignment on resource building linked to the the NSW Stage 6 General Mathematics curriculum

Contact Hours

Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 6 hour(s) per Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks