Mathematics Curriculum Studies 5

Course code EDUC6106Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course introduces students to the key concepts underlying a deep understanding of statistical methods of data analysis and probability leading to an appreciation of variability and related distributions of measure. The course will also examine current related pedagogical models within the field of secondary mathematics including communicating with students and parents.

Available in 2014

Fairfield High SchoolSemester 2
WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesOn satisfactory completion of this course students should be able to:
- understand the key concepts related to methods of data collection
- understand the key concepts related to methods of data analysis and display
- appreciate the mathematical knowledge and beliefs that learners bring to a learning task
- understand the relationship between statistical analysis and probability
- apply a range of strategies for teaching secondary mathematics
- recognise the common misconceptions that students may have in regard to the mathematical content covered.
Content- Methods of data collection and analysis
- The uses of technology in data anlaysis and display
- The relationship between statistical analysis and probability
- common misconceptions related to the mathematical content
- Methods of communicating with students and parents.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Transitionn/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Forums
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
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6106