Flexible autonomy: an online approach to developing mathematics subject knowledge for teachers

Hazeldine, L., Shearman, J. and Yardley, F. (2018) Flexible autonomy: an online approach to developing mathematics subject knowledge for teachers. British Congress of Mathematics Education. (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper uses an adaptation of Brookfield’s (2017) lenses to critically reflect upon a Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course designed and taught by the authors.

Learning occurs through a synthesis of asynchronous engagement with online e-learning modules, weekly synchronous tutorials and self-reflection following formative and summative assessment opportunities. Interrogating the course design, learner feedback and observation, and tutor pedagogic choices through connectivist and social constructivist learning theory, the paper concludes that the common perceived learning gains occur through the flexibility in learning, and the supported autonomy that learners are given. Further developments in our offer should therefore aim to improve these opportunities for learners where possible.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SKE; e-learning; connectivism; reflection; flexibility; autonomy
Subjects: L Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > School of Teacher Education and Development
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Depositing User: Lee Hazeldine
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2018 13:18
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2018 08:00
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17663

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