MTHED10021A (NET)
Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics
15 Points
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Judith Mills
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Judith Mills
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judith.mills@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description
This paper provides an introduction to key conceptual understandings in mathematics and the significance of mathematics in everyday life.
Paper Structure
This is a 100 level paper. The expected time commitment over 12 weeks is 150 hours.
The paper is based around appreciating the significance of conceptual understanding of mathematics, and the relationship between mathematics and everyday life,
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Assessment
Assessment Links to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam.
Required and Recommended Readings
Required Readings
Paper readings are available on line, or in hard copy from Waikato Print. .
Other Resources
Recommended websites/ He pae tukutukupai
Online Support
All power points will entered into EdLinked
Any extra material will be entered into EdLinked
All communication will be via emails
Workload
Weekly requirements:
The equivalent of two 2hour workshops. Plus an additional 46 hours related to course readings; preparation for workshop tasks and assessments; research for, and writing of, assignments.
Weekly participation to online forum discussions.
Linkages to Other Papers
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: MSTE112