Extended Studies in Mathematics 2

Course code EDUC4105Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

* Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Mathematics, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources.
* Interpret the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Mathematics.
* Discuss policies, issues, standards and trends, both national and international, related to the teaching of Mathematics in schools.
* 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.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC2101
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Integrated Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsMinor Assignment = 50%: 2,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of a study of either (a) current issues and trends related to the teaching of Mathematics in schools; or (b) policies related to Mathematics education.
ProjectsMajor Assignment = 50%: 2,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of planning, programming, assessment, and resource building or analysis tasks linked to the requirements of the NSW Stage 6 Mathematics Curriculum.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks
Integrated Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC4105