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Mathematics in Schools - EDUC258

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This unit is designed for intending primary teachers and intending secondary Mathematics teachers. It focuses on the factors affecting school students' learning of Mathematics. Three major themes are addressed: the meaning of selected basic concepts; how students learn these basic concepts; and how teaching can influence student learning. There is a common lecture strand which examines current research perspectives on learning and teaching Mathematics in schools, and separate tutorial classes for intending primary and secondary teachers. The Session 3 offering is only available to intending primary teachers.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S3 External - Session 3, December 2018 - February 2019, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Dr Michael Cavanagh

((12cp at 100 level or above) including EDUC105 or EDUC106) or (admission to BEd(Prim) or BEd(Sec)) Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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