School Of Education

Mathematics for Contemporary LearnersWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102321.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students must have either completed all core mathematics units of the 1781 Master of Teaching (Primary) program at Western Sydney University, or be an accredited primary teacher.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1809 Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics or 1830 Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Education

About this Unit
In this unit students will explore issues relating to the teaching and learning of mathematics in the contemporary primary classroom. These issues will include promoting positive dispositions of learners, engaging pedagogies and developing creative and critical thinking for critical numeracy. Students will explore theory relating to the integration of information and communication technologies in the mathematics classroom including the development of teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK).

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