Maths Subject Knowledge

Proportional Reasoning

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Topics Covered
  • What is proportional (multiplicative) reasoning
  • Scaling up and scaling down using the unitary method
  • The definition and application of ratios
  • How to use proportion reasoning when dealing with areas and volumes
  • Proportional reasoning and ratio in applied science and technology contexts
  • New teachers, student teachers or people just about to start their teaching career who are interested in increasing their mathematical subject knowledge
  • Inexperienced teachers of mathematics for whom mathematics was not a major part of their degree
  • Non-specialist teachers of mathematics whose expertise lies elsewhere.
  • Teachers of science
  • Teachers of technology, engineering and other related subjects
  • Parents wishing to support their children

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National STEM Learning Centre

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Length 4 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 14 (earlier today)
Cost $44
From National STEM Learning Centre via FutureLearn
Instructors Michael Anderson, Stephen Lyon, Matt Cornock, Paula Kelly
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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