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Thinking and Working Mathematically B

Enrolment code: ESG730

Offered: Distance education: semester 2

Unit description:

Promoting students’ thinking, reasoning and problem solving skills is a major emphasis in today’s school curricula and one that aligns the goals of school mathematics in Australia. Within this unit, current research on problem-solving will be analysed, and strategies for developing students’ mathematical thinking and reasoning skills through the content strands of the curriculum will be explored. The notion of cognitive and metacognitive strategies in order to work mathematically within and across various mathematical domains will be the focus in this unit.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern combination of workshops and seminars with guest speakers (where possible) Timetable
Prerequisites ESG729 Thinking and Working Mathematically A  
Assessment mode 2 pieces of written assessment relating to material covered within the unit and individual participant’s research interests. Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) Postgraduate Education  
Courses Graduate Certificate of Education
Master of Education
Faculty website Faculty of Education  
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