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LT2032 Teaching and Assessment in Mathematics and Technology or Science 9.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LT2032 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

(depending on specialisation) with a focus on assessment. Different forms of assessment are brought up and how these relate to learning, the framework of teaching, the knowledge requirements of the school, and grading. Communication and interaction in the classroom as a part of the permanently ongoing formative assessment in  teaching  ICT tools such as learning management systems and response systems 

The course consists of the following parts:

Part 1: Mathematical didactics, 5 credits

And one of the following parts depending on combination of subjects:

Part 2: Technology didactics , 4 credits

Part 3: The didactics of the natural sciences, 4 credits

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the participant should be able to:

Part 1, Mathematical didactics, 5 credits:

• plan teaching of mathematics with a focus on communication and pupils' learning based on current regulations

• give an account of didactic theories of teaching and assessment in mathematics and discuss how the knowledge of these can influence the teaching

• describe different ways to evaluate the teaching and reveal pupils' learning and development in relation to the aim and didactic theories of the teaching.

Part 2, Technology didactics, 4 credits:

• plan teaching of technology with a focus on communication and pupils' learning based on current regulations

• give an account of didactic theories of teaching and assessment in technology and discuss how the knowledge of these can influence the teaching

• describe different ways to evaluate the teaching and reveal pupils' learning and development in relation to the aim and didactic theories of the teaching.

Part 3, the Didactics of the natural sciences, 4 credits:

• plan teaching of natural sciences with a focus on communication and pupils' learning based on current regulations

• give an account of didactic theories of teaching and assessment in natural sciences and discuss how the knowledge of these can influence the teaching

• describe different ways to evaluate the teaching and reveal pupils' learning and development in relation to the aim and didactic theories of the teaching

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted to the program for Engineering and Teaching, with the following or the equivalent courses completed: Mathematical didactics with placement for the upper secondary school, 7.5 credits in (UMK212) the development and learning in science and technology of Adolescents, 6 credits in (UMK310) Learning as professional assignment, 8.5 credits in (UCK210) Science, technology and learning, 11 credits in (LT1022)

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination

  • DEL1 - Mathematics education, 5,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • DEL2 - Technique education, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • DEL3 - Natural Science subjects education, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Participation in compulsory group tasks and seminars

-         At group project, all have in the group responsibility for the work of the group.

-         At examination,  each student should honestly report help that has been received and sources that have been used.

-         At oral examination, each student should be able to give an account of the whole assignment and the whole solution.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web LT2032

Offered by

ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study

Technology and Learning

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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