Curriculum Studies in Mathematics

Course code EDUC6722Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course will develop students pedagogical understanding of programming and evaluation procedures suitable for use at the secondary school level. Students will examine Mathematics syllabi. Using the knowledge of programming and evaluation introduced in this course, they will consider the rationale, content choice and assessment regimes suitable for a particular syllabus. They will gather resources that will help them to teach Mathematics at the secondary school level.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesTo extend students understanding of secondary school Mathematics syllabi, and to consider programming and evaluation procedures suitable for pupils at the secondary school level.
ContentThere will be a series of weekly lectures examining a broad array of evaluation and programming approaches suitable for use with pupils at the secondary school level. The lectures will examine general bases for these approaches and criteria for teacher decisions regarding their effective use.

There will be weekly tutorials conducted by a Mathematics specialist. The tutorials will cover specific programming and evaluation approaches for Mathematics classes.
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDiscipline knowledge and EDUC6727
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsStudents will produce approximately 5000 words or equivalent in assessment activities. There will be three assignments (two worth 30 % each and one worth 40 %) relating to the use of programming and evaluation in the Mathematics classroom.

There is a computer competency requirement in this course.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks