Specialist Studies in Mathematics 2

Course code EDUC3090
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course deepens students' understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Mathematics in secondary schools. Students will explore course, programming and assessment requirements of the Higher School Certificate for Mathematics. Specific attention will be given to the literacy and numeracy demands of Mathematics as an area of study.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Interpret the course, programming and assessment requirements of the Higher School Certificate for Mathematics;

2. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of mathematics as an area of study.

3. Address common misconceptions students hold with regard to mathematical concepts.

Content

  • Course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate and Higher School Certificate for Mathematics.
  • Support the literacy and numeracy demands of mathematics as an area of study.
  • Methods for addressing common misconceptions of mathematical concepts.

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC1101 or EDUC2101

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

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

Integrated Learning will typically consist of a series of online activities.

Lecture

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

Tutorial

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