Master's 5-Year Programme in Teacher Education, level 1-7
Master's 5-Year Programme in Teacher Education, level 5-10
Language of instruction
Norwegian or English.
Basic knowledge of ICT (information and communications technology) and experience with standard digital tools like text processing, spreadsheets, calculators and Internet.
After completing the course, the students should be abel
to acquire knowledge of various types of digital tools relevant to mathematics education in schools
acquire knowledge on affordances and constraints of digital tools in mathematics teaching
to evaluate research results on the use and impacts of digital tools in teaching mathematics in a critical way to promote learning goals
to plan a teaching activity with digital tools, and assess the limitations and potentialities of the activity with support from the literature
to use a survey questionnaire or interview, or observe students/adults working with the teaching activity
Theoretical background and insights from research on the use of digital tools in the learning and teaching of mathematics. The course provides students with practical experience in the use of selected digital tools that are relevant to mathematics education in schools, and deep knowledge about planning, implementing and evaluating the use of these tools in schools
Lectures and seminars with discussions and analysis of articles. Work in small groups, and practical experiences with digital tools. Required submissions and requirements for attendance to parts of the course (this information is given at the semester start). Development and implementation of teaching activities with digital tools, and submission of a report group.The course has an expected workload of around 200 hours
Required assignments must be approved, see Canvas for more information. Approved compulsory attendance in the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written group report on planning and implementation of a teaching activity with digital tools, and assessment of the activity's limitations and potentialities with support from the literature. Graded assessment.
The person responsible for the course, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.