The Developing Geometric Thinking programme offered by The Open University UK integrates development of the core ideas of geometry with relevant pedagogical constructs and principles, and will extend your awareness of how people learn and use geometry. There is no formal examination: assessment is based on tutor-marked assignments and an end-of-module assessment. To complete these assessments, you’ll need access to learners of geometry at Key Stages 2–4, which could include adult learners.
The module is designed to:
You will have a tutor who will help you with the study material and mark and comment on your written work, and whom you can ask for advice and guidance. There will be individual telephone tutorials rather than face-to-face group tutorials.
Successful study of this module should enhance your skills in:
This module has particular vocational relevance for teachers, trainers, teaching assistants or anyone aspiring to teach or communicate mathematics. It provides opportunities to consider how we learn geometry and introduces some potential new approaches to teaching and learning. You’ll learn to communicate about mathematics and identify mathematical learning.Professional recognition
This module may help you to gain membership of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website programme website .
The module consists of four blocks:
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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