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MAC8901 Issues in Teaching Mathematics

Short Description: Issues in Teaching Mathematics
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070199 - Teacher Education not elsewher
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 February 2019

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware>.
Students are required to have access to some "inking" technology tools (see note in reference materials).

Synopsis

Students will be able to develop and extend their knowledge and understanding of mathematics and school mathematics through a variety of experiences involving problem solving, mathematical communication, reasoning and connecting mathematics, its ideas and its applications in the world around us. By working collaboratively and independently, students will be encouraged to think mathematically, and through many successful experiences, gain confidence in solving mathematical problems. The content of the course will include investigating troublesome knowledge in concepts aligned to the Australian Curriculum: measurement and geometry; number and algebra; statistics and probability and will cater for those teaching up to Year 10 and options for those wanting to teach Years 11 and 12.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online