EDEC 647 Sociocultural and Epistemic Understandings of Mathematics (3 credits)

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Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Curriculum and Instruction : This course presents historical, philosophical and sociocultural perspectives on construction of knowledge in mathematics. An emphasis will also be placed on how social and cultural forces shape mathematical practices, the importance of mathematical literacy, and the relevance this bears for mathematics education and mathematics education research.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Allison Gonsalves (Fall)

  • Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed, with a grade of C or higher, a minimum of 24 credits in Mathematics courses. We will also consider enrollment from students with experience teaching mathematics.

  • Restriction(s): MATL Science and Technology Students, PhD or MA Mathematics & Science Education Students or by permission from the instructor.