Module Specifications..
Current Academic Year 2023  2024
Please note that this information is subject to change.
 
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Description This module will provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the learning outcomes of the Senior Cycle Mathematics curricula. The module will be interactive and discursive and will engage students in designing and developing pedagogies to address those learning outcomes.  
Learning Outcomes 1. Describe and discuss the learning outcomes and associated content of the Leaving Certificate mathematics syllabus and the rationale underpinning the curriculum 2. Design rich teaching, learning and assessment activities that meet the learning outcomes of the Leaving Certificate Mathematics syllabus, including the teaching and assessment of numeracy, 3. Design activities which provide for the learning needs of all pupils 4. Incorporate appropriate technologies in mathematics teaching and learning activities 5. Evaluate and interpret student work in terms of evidence for attainment of specified learning outcomes and identification of misconceptions 6. Reflect on their own experience of mathematics and mathematics learning and discuss their own mathematical philosophy as preservice mathematics teachers.  
All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml 

Indicative Content and Learning Activities
Context Study the purposes and principles of mathematics education; exploration of the development mathematics teaching in Irish Post Primary schools at Leaving Certificate Syllabi Analysis of current Leaving Certificate mathematics syllabus Methodology Examination, development and implementation of appropriate methodological approaches Assessment Identification and development of the appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to assess student progress in mathematics Reflection Teachers as reflective practitioners; developing an identity as a Mathematics teacher  
 
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