Accessibility Statement for Mathematical thinking in schools (ME620)
Mode of study
All of this module's study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio/video clips and diagrams. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials can be provided for all module content.
This module provides online learning events only. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Working with others
You will not be required to work with other students as part of the assessment for this module, but you will be invited to take part in small group and tutorial wide discussions during online tutorials, if you attend these.
Mathematical and scientific expressions and notations
Mathematical and scientific symbols and expressions are used throughout the module and you will be required to use such notation within assessment.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain some diagrams and graphs. Reading these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are not provided.
Alternatives for required/assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the learning outcomes of the module.
Specialist reading material
In this module you will be working with specialist reading material such as mathematical notation. These are delivered online.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which may be submitted in paper form or online via the OU electronic TMA system, and an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online.
You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.
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All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.