MATHEMATICS TEACHING METHODS.

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Course Code: 
MTM 6201
Course Credit Units: 
2
Semester: 
Semester 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course equips prospective teachers with the knowledge 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. The course prepares prospective teachers in assessment and evaluation in mathematics. It gives them experience in the development of materials and resources for use in the teaching and learning of mathematics. The course also prepares prospective teachers in the teaching and learning of mathematics. It equips them with the knowledge, skills, methods and theories of teaching and learning mathematics and the rationale for teaching it. It aims at using participatory approach. 

Learning Outcomes: 

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

  • Organize Assess and evaluate mathematics teaching and learning
  • Name the types of assessment and evaluation
  • Construct, administer and mark valid and reliable tests and examination, tests and practical mathematics
  • Identify different types of teaching/learning resources and research using theories of learning.
  • Use materials from the environment and culture to teach and learn mathematics
  • Construct learning activities for teaching and learning mathematics
MATHEMATICS TEACHING METHODS
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