|Module code||MCE 730|
|Faculty||Faculty of Education|
Perspectives in the teaching and learning of mathematics. This module will focus on contemporary issues in mathematics education such as: Types of mathematical knowledge in teacher education; learning theories in mathematics education; use of technology in the teaching of mathematics; classroom research; gender; language; culture (Ethno mathematics). Mathematics in context: prospects and challenges. This module also focuses on the role of mathematics in different contexts (including real life contexts): Nature of mathematics – mathematics as a human activity; rationale for learning mathematics; the theory of realistic mathematics education; content-driven and context-driven approach in mathematics; mathematical literacy; knowledge ‘transfer’: some challenges – school mathematics vs real world.
|Service modules||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
|Language of tuition||English|
|Academic organisation||Science, Maths + Techno Ed|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1 or Semester 2|
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