MTHED10022A (HAM)
Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics
15 Points
Staff
Convenor(s)
Judith Mills
8754
TL.1.01
judith.mills@waikato.ac.nz

Lecturer(s)
Judith Mills
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TL.1.01
judith.mills@waikato.ac.nz

Linda Clark
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linda.clark@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 course 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
The required readings list is available on line:
https://rl.talis.com/3/waikato/lists/889B89DC2D71C48ACAA6D53EAC1CB5E0.html?login=1
Other Resources
Recommended websites/ He pae tukutukupai
Online Support
All power points will entered into Moodle
Any extra material will be entered into Moodle
All communication will be via emails or Moodle
Workload
Weekly requirements:
two 2hour workshops
46 hours related to course readings; preparation for inclass tasks and assessments; research for, and writing of, assignments.
Weekly participation to online forum discussions.
Linkages to Other Papers
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: MSTE112