Netherlands, Utrecht

Mathematics Education

when 19 August 2019 - 30 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The focus of the "Mathematics Education" course is: bringing participants up to date in
curriculum development and research in the field of mathematics education; refreshing and deepening the knowledge of mathematics education. Topics will include: curriculum development, revealing talents of children, classroom experiments, emergent modeling, use of technology, assessment. The Summer School is organized by the Freudenthal Institute of the Faculty of Science and the Freudenthal Group of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of Utrecht University.

The Summer School on Mathematics Education offers a blend of lectures, seminars and workshops on educational research and development in the fields of the early learning of mathematics and of primary, secondary and higher mathematics education. The program will be tailored towards the diverse interests of master’s students, PhD students, teachers, teacher educators, curriculum and assessment developers and researchers.
The Summer School is organized by the Freudenthal Institute of the Faculty of Science and the Freudenthal Group of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of Utrecht University.
The presenters are experts in the area of teaching and learning mathematics and in the domain-specific theory of Realistic Mathematics Education (RME).
Aim of the course: Bringing participants up-to-date in design and research in the field of mathematics education. Topics will include: curriculum development, revealing and building on talents of students, classroom experiments, context and tools for modeling, assessment, and the use of technology for teaching and learning mathematics.

Course leader

Michiel Doorman

Target group

Master’s students and PhD students in mathematics education and the education and learning sciences with a strong interest in mathematics education, early childhood and kindergarten teachers, primary and secondary school teachers, teacher educators, curriculum and assessment developers, and researchers. Proficiency in English will be essential for a fruitful participation in the Summer School.

Course aim

Bringing participants up-to-date in design and research in the field of mathematics education.

Fee info

EUR 600: Course fee
EUR 350: Housing fee

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