Specialist Studies in Mathematics 2

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

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.

Requisites

To enrol in this course, students must meet the teacher education admission milestones, if commencing a teaching program from commencement of 2016.

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC1101

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Assignment 2

Contact Hours

Callaghan

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