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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. Lectures examine current research perspectives on learning and teaching Mathematics in schools, while tutorial classes provide opportunities for intending primary and secondary mathematics teachers to engage in group work and problem-solving activities. The unit is also offered in Session 3.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S3 External - Session 3, December 2019 - February 2020, 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


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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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