University of Technology Sydney

012210 Mathematics Teaching and Learning 1

6cp; 3hpw x 10wks (face-to-face): 1hpw (tutorial), 2hpw (workshop); availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Anti-requisite(s): 028241 Mathematics Education 3



This subject encourages students to become aware of their beliefs about the nature of mathematics and the teaching and learning of mathematics and examine the implications that these beliefs can have for their teaching. Students become familiar with various theories of learning that are dominant in mathematics education. This subject encourages students to use problem-solving approaches in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Students are introduced to ways of teaching and learning concepts, particularly in measurement. The study of measurement concepts involves the modelling of participative and collaborative learning approaches.

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