Course: SED 614. Technology in Teaching and Learning Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite: Enrollment is restricted to students in the Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education program or with department permission. This is a required course for the Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education. This course is intended to help teachers empower all of their pupils to learn mathematics and to make content accessible through the use of technology. This course will focus on pupil learning needs and technology tools that can be used for addressing those needs. Students will identify and explore relevant external resources such as digital content located on websites. They will learn to use technology tools and resources to help pupils visualize the results of varying assumptions, explore consequences, support investigations and compare predictions with mathematical data. Special attention is paid to technology tools that enable collaborative learning. In addition, this course will provide tools for conducting research in preparation for the program’s classroom research project.