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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5266

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
162781

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To develop pre-service teachers who are confident and competent to plan, assess and teach science and mathematics across the primary years of schooling building a strong disciplinary approach towards incorporating connected, interdisciplinary, differientiated curriculum.

Course content

Preservice teachers will examine research informed teaching approaches that support school students’ learning of science and mathematics. Preservice teachers will develop science and mathematics units of work and explore integration. The units will also incorporate the use of digital technologies and cater for individual needs based on the Australian Curriculum for Mathematics and Science including the general capabilities. Preservice teachers will critique assessment strategies, with an emphasis on summative assessment.

Textbook(s)

Reys R, Lindquist M, Lambdin D, Smith N, Rogers A, Bennett S, Ewing B, Robson K & Cooke A 2016, Helping children learn mathematics in Australia, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

Skamp, K 2015, Teaching primary science constructively, 5th edition, Cengage Learning Australia Pty. Ltd, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5289 Mathematics and Science Education 1 (R-6)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 4 hours x 10 days
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 4 hours x 10 days

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, MAGILL
Essay 1500 words equivalent 30% N/A
Professional plan 3000 words equivalent 70% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Essay 1500 words equivalent 30% N/A
Professional plan 3000 words equivalent 70% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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