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    Critical evaluation and design of mathematics tasks: pre-service teachers


    Dempsey, Majella and O'Shea, Ann (2017) Critical evaluation and design of mathematics tasks: pre-service teachers. In: CERME 10 - Tenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, 1-5 Feb 2017, Dublin, Ireland.

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    Abstract

    This paper reports on a research project undertaken with a group (n=19) of Irish pre-service student teachers (PSTs) during the third year of a four-year undergraduate education course. A series of workshops were carried out on the critical evaluation and design of mathematics tasks. The research is presented as a case study using mixed methods to gather data. Through critically evaluating and designing mathematics tasks PSTs developed knowledge of cognitive demand, pedagogical design capacity and showed evidence of developing curriculum-making competences. The research highlights the need for PSTs to work together on evaluating and designing tasks.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: mathematics; tasks; design; curriculum; pedagogy;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Education
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematics and Statistics
    Item ID: 11844
    Depositing User: Majella Dempsey
    Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 16:59
    Refereed: Yes
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