Mathematics Curriculum Studies 4

Course code EDUC6105Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course introduces students to the key concepts underlying a deep understanding of measurement and trigonometry. This course will consider the historical development of trigonometry and other measurement related topics and will examine current related pedagogical models within the field of secondary mathematics including methods of communicating mathematical reasoning.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn satisfactory completion of this course students should be able to:
- understand the key concepts related to measurement from a mathematical perspective
- understand the key concepts related to trigonometry
- appreciate the mathematical knowledge and beliefs that learners bring to a learning task
- apply a range of strategies for teaching secondary mathematics
- recognise the common misconceptions that students may have in regard to the mathematical content covered.
- Recognise aspects of communicating mathematical reasoning
Content- Measurement units, length, area, volume, surface area, time, perimeter, spherical geometry
- Trigonometry trigonometric relationships, applications of trigonometry, trigonometric functions, applications of trigonometric functions
- teaching strategies related to mathematical content
- common misconceptions related to the mathematical content
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 1: Examination 40%
Assessment Item 2: Written assignment 40%
Assessment Item 3: Online Discussion Task 20%
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6105