Future teachers’ perception of CT for/in math

WHAT

  • A study to examine future teachers’ perception of computational thinking for/in mathematics (learning) as they progress through programming-based mathematics activities as part of their required course work.

WHO

Collaborator

  • Eric Muller, Brock University

WHEN

  • 2016-2018

WHERE

  • The project will include Brock’s future mathematics teacher participants enrolled in each of the three (1st, 2nd, and 3rd-year respectively) programming-based math courses named MICA I-II-III, and in UOIT’s B.Ed. program, which includes two (5th -year) content-based courses on mathematical reasoning and coding & communication. In both cases, the programming-based activities occur in courses which supplement the pedagogical methods preparatory courses offered in teacher education.