Saturday, February 8, 2014

PPS 2873 - Current Issues in Mathematics Education

Synopsis :

This course aims at exploring critically issues and trends  related to four main aspects namely curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment and research in mathematics education from both local and international perspectives. It focuses on the concepts and philosophies underlying the implementation of curriculum, teaching and learning and assessment in mathematics education. Students are expected to do a lot of independent and critical reading from local and international mathematics education research journals.

Assessment methods :

1. Review of selected research articles and presentation (individual) - 30%
2. Project - analysis of secondary school mathematics textbook (group of 2/3) - 30 %
3. Final exam (comprehensive) - 40 %