Extended Studies in Mathematics 2

Course code EDUC4105
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 Mathematics in secondary schools. It will place particular emphasis on contemporary policies, issues and standards in mathematics, both national and international, as they apply to the NSW secondary senior mathematics curriculum. Specific attention will be given to innovative research-informed teaching and assessment strategies for the Mathematics classroom.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Mathematics, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources.

2. Interpret the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Mathematics.

3. Discuss policies, issues, standards and trends, both national and international, related to the teaching of Mathematics in schools.

4. Engage in research-informed teaching of Mathematics.

Content

  • Lesson planning, programming and assessment for Stage 6 Mathematics.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Mathematics.
  • Current policies, issues, standards and trends, both national and international, related to the teaching of Mathematics in schools.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 Mathematics.
  • Current research into Mathematics teaching and its implications for pedagogical practice.
     

Assumed Knowledge

EDUC2101

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan

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

Workshop

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