Developing Mathematical Thinking

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Developing Mathematical Thinking

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Education, Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    EDU2SOM or co-ordinator's approval

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject students explore how we learn mathematics including the development of understanding and confidence, connection between concepts, ability to choose procedures and use the familiar to the develop new ideas, problem solving and reasoning. They become familiar with current theories, pedagogy and curriculum and the range of teaching strategies, guides and equipment that support the development of mathematical thinking. ICT and other technology skills associated with accessing, processing and communicating in a blended learning environment are embedded within the course and utilised in assessment tasks.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.