New draft – Mathematical Sciences Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLOs)

On December 11 last year, around 40 mathematical sciences academics from around the country took part in an AMSLaTNet workshop to continue work around defining threshold learning outcomes for the mathematical sciences. Academics considered their own thoughts about what we can expect of every mathematics graduate along with the draft learning outcomes for the discipline. The redrafted TLOs are […]

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December 2012 Newsletter

The Network’s final newsletter for 2012 was sent to members of the mailing list on 30th November 2012. The newsletter can be viewed online here. If you would like to subscribe to the AMSLaTNet newsletter and mailing list, please fill in this form.

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Professional Development Workshop – Effective Learning, Effective Teaching in the Quantitative Disciplines

About The Professional development workshop will be held in September 2012 in conjunction with the 56th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society at University of Ballarat, Victoria. The workshop is funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) and it is free for AustMS members. Participants and facilitators will work in small groups […]

New draft – Mathematical Sciences Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLOs)

On December 11 last year, around 40 mathematical sciences academics from around the country took part in an AMSLaTNet workshop to continue work around defining threshold learning outcomes for the mathematical sciences. Academics considered their own thoughts about what we can expect of every mathematics graduate along with the draft learning outcomes for the discipline. The redrafted TLOs are […]

Conference Announcements

ACSME 2012 announcement

Information about the 2012 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (18th Uniserve conference) can now be found here. As in 2011, … [More...]

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AAEE Conference announcement

AAEE website AAEE 2012 Call for Participation The AAEE (or A^2E^2, Australasian Association for Engineering Education) Annual Conference will be … [More...]

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ACSME Discipline & Workshop Day

The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education From 26-28 September, the University of Sydney is hosting The Australian Conference … [More...]

Curriculum News

TLO Workshop: Contributing to and Defining Threshold Learning Outcomes for the Mathematical Sciences in Australia

Contributing to and Defining Threshold Learning Outcomes for the Mathematical Sciences in … [More...]

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Quantitative Skills (QS) in Science

www.qsinscience.com.au The QS in Science project promotes and supports the enhancement of … [More...]

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National curriculum for mathematics

Summary: National senior mathematics curriculum available for comment. Responses due to ACARA … [More...]

Learning & Teaching Publications

ALTC Projects in the Mathematical Sciences

A publication in the ANZIAM Journal by D. Mallet, M.Nelson, A.Porter, A.Dekkers, M. Townley-Jones, I. Hudson, S. Belward, C.Coady and D. King as provided an overview of Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) projects in the Mathematical Sciences and their contribution to the discipline.  A copy of this publication can be viewed at http://journal.austms.org.au/ojs/index.php/ANZIAMJ/article/view/5150/1651.

IJISME Issue (Vol 20, No1)

The latest issue of the International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education (IJISME) is now available. A highlighted paper from this issue is: Providing a flexible learning environment: are on-line lectures the answer? [pdf] Barbara C Panther, Wendy Wright, Jennifer A Mosse As universities embrace new technologies to enhance students’ learning experiences and increase […]

New e-book

Stephen Sugden of Bond University on the Gold Coast has recently released an e-book (with Mark Lau) “Applications of Spreadsheets in Education – The Amazing Power of a Simple Tool”. The press release notes that the book should be useful for teachers and professionals alike, who have an interest in spreadsheet applications for educational, scientific and […]

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