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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2059

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150267

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To introduce students as pre-service educators to current mathematics curricula and to develop their understanding of how learners learn mathematics.

Course content

Students will investigate concept and language development with a particular focus on geometry and measurement; thinking mathematically, the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum, teaching practices based on play and social constructivist perspectives of learning mathematics and planning for learning.

Textbook(s)

Primary Middle specialisation: Van de Walle, J et al 2013, Elementary and middle school Mathematics: teaching developmentally, 8th edition, Pearson, China

Primary Specialisation: Reys, R, Rogers, A, Falle, J, Frid, S & Bennett, S 2013, Helping children learn Mathematics, 1st Australian edition, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Milton, Qld

Early Childhood specialisation: Macmillan, A 2009, Numeracy in Early Childhood Education: shared contexts for teaching and learning, 1st edition , Oxford University Press , Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 1106 Literacy and Numeracy for Learning

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (Online learning activities) 4 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 900 words equivalent 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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