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ICME10_TAD_STACEY - Teaching Mathematics with ICT Changing...

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Unformatted text preview: Teaching Mathematics with ICT: Changing Pedagogies and Learning Chair: Kaye Stacey University of Melbourne Australia (Version with images removed for easy transfer) ICT - definitions I nformation and C ommunications T echnologies Calculators Computers New types of devices including calculator and computer features Other devices not so important for mathematics (e.g. mobile phones….) Changing pedagogies and learning Communications technology – Expect far reaching changes across all areas of the curriculum, including mathematics – Better access to information (internet etc) – Faster, easier links between people – Enhanced presentations – Opportunities for learning at a distance etc Information technology – Special impact on mathematics because it is the basis of ICT: mathematics is the language ICT is built upon THIS SESSION DRAWS ON BOTH ASPECTS Major forms of ICT for maths General software tools for school purposes (function graphing, dynamic geometry,…) Calculators (four function, scientific, graphics, CAS and more) Special programs for drill, games, investigations Major analysis tools (e.g. computer algebra, statistical packages, spreadsheets, CAD etc) Programming languages (currently underutilised?) Sources of information (internet, databases,. .) Learning packages – comprehensive/speed What do we want from ICT? Students up-to-date with modern world Calculation support – more interesting & less constrained problems, more efficient solving Opportunities to experiment, hypothesise. .....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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ICME10_TAD_STACEY - Teaching Mathematics with ICT Changing...

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