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Research on Science and Mathematics Curriculum (12 points)


Leader: Professor R F Gunstone, Dr B Clarke & Dr H Forgasz

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Evening)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Evening)

Synopsis: How science and mathematics are represented in curricula, and how new knowledge is incorporated into the curriculum. Major influences of the last forty years, including first and second generation curriculum projects, and their purposes and consequences; the Science-Technology-Society and Science for All movements; the Realistic Mathematics and Ethnomathematics movements; how issues of participation from gender and minority perspectives have influenced curriculum thinking; approaches to analysing the nature and purposes of science curricula. Global trends towards national curricula and standards will be explored.

Assessment: Written report (1500 words): 20% + Seminar and poster: 20% + Two assignments (2000 words each): 30% each

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

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