Available in 2022
Course code

EDUC6107

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course will extend students' understanding of calculus and related applications. The course will examine topics such as ordinary differential equations, multiple integrals, limits and continuity, and real or complex variable analysis. The course will also examine current related pedagogical models within the field of secondary mathematics.


Availability

Online

  • Semester 1 - 2022
  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. understand study of calculus (analysis) involving topics such as ordinary differential equations, multiple integrals, limits and continuity, real or complex variable analysis;

2. appreciate the mathematical knowledge and beliefs that learners bring to a learning task;

3. apply a range of strategies for teaching secondary mathematics; and

4. recognise the common misconceptions that students may have in about the mathematical content covered.


Content

  • study of calculus (analysis) involving topics such as ordinary differential equations, multiple integrals, limits and continuity, real or complex variable analysis
  • teaching strategies related to mathematical content
  • common misconceptions related to the mathematical content

Assumed knowledge

EDUC6102 - Mathematics Curriculum Studies 1


Assessment items

In Term Test: Mathematics Content Examination

Written Assignment: Mathematics Content Assignment

Online Learning Activity: Online Discussion Task


Contact hours

Online

Tutorial

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

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