EMM209 Mathematics: Content and Pedagogy (8)

This subject builds on the central concepts, modes of enquiry and structure of the content of mathematics. Students will explore the principles and practices underpinning the teaching of mathematics and develop a deep understanding of current syllabus documents that will inform and guide their pedagogical practice. This subject also reinforces the function of mathematics as numerate and literate practice and the role and value of Information and Communication Technologies [ICT] as a pedagogical tool.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
Dubbo Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
Faculty of Arts and Education
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the function of mathematics as a numerate and literate practice that enables students to meet social, aesthetic and cultural needs
  • be able to demonstrate a knowledge that is informed by the principles and current practices of teaching and learning mathematics
  • be able to implement and evaluate a problem-based lesson that is differentiated to meet diverse learning needs
  • be able to demonstrate an awareness of a range of strategies for teaching primary mathematics
  • be able to demonstrate a broad and critical understanding of current syllabus documents
  • be able to demonstrate an awareness of how to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) as a pedagogical tool
  • be able to integrate reflective practice into the development of their professional teaching practice

Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:

  • Thinking and working mathematically
  • Syllabus and mathematical principals
  • Principles and practices for teaching of statistics and probability
  • Teaching space and geometry
  • Teaching Patterns and Albegra
  • Teaching Measurement

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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