Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM324: Technology in Mathematics Education: Shaping Mathematical Knowledge in the 21st Century

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration
Academic staff

Dr Taro Fujita (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

Yes

In this module you will explore and critically evaluate roles of technology in mathematics education in the internet age. You will critically evaluate existing software, review latest research findings in particular instrumentation theory in technology. You will also investigate how to design mathematical learning environments with technology. You are expected to develop your own ways of understanding how affordances of technology will shape learners’ mathematical knowledge and understanding in order to reflect on your own practice with technology. To take this module, you will usually need at least 3 months experience of teaching mathematics in a school, or similar educational environment, including involvement of development of technology.

Module created

3/09/14

Last revised