EDEM609

Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education

30 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2016, 2017, 2018

For further information see School of Teacher Education

Description

This course identifies current issues and debates related to the learning and teaching of mathematics and statistics in New Zealand educational contexts and of interest to practitioners in centres or schools. Based on these issues, research literature and other resources are critically examined and related to local, national and international contexts relevant to mathematics education. Students are encouraged to develop critical perspectives about current teaching practices such as pedagogical frameworks, mathematical models and representations, and other practices related to the learning and teaching of mathematics and statistics.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School

Restrictions

EDTL835