CURRICULUM THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

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Course Code: 
MTM 3101
Course Credit Units: 
2
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course equips prospective teachers with the knowledge of historical development of mathematics education in the world and in Uganda in particular.  It prepares them to participate in of the curriculum development and change. It equips prospective teachers with leadership and management skills for management of mathematics departments. Introduce teachers to classroom research techniques. 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe the historical development of mathematics education.
  2. Define and differentiate different types of curricula.
  3. Initiate and participate in curriculum development, change and evaluation.
  4. Manage and head a mathematics department.
  5. Demonstrate awareness of the role of ‘others’ in the community in mathematics education.
  6. Conduct classroom research.
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