Academic numeracy as a framework for course development

Galligan, Linda (2013) Academic numeracy as a framework for course development. In: 19th International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics - A Research Forum (ALM 2013): Synergy: Working Together to Achieve more than the Sum of the Parts , 26-29 Jun 2013, Auckland, New Zealand.

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This paper defines academic numeracy around three features: competence, confidence and critical awareness of both the context of mathematics and students' own relationship with mathematics. It then uses this definition to frame a course and assessment for 1st year nursing students to develop their mathematics skills needed for their degree.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2013 06:09
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 05:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: academic numeracy; nursing; higher education research
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
01 Mathematical Sciences > 0199 Other Mathematical Sciences > 019999 Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development

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