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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5264

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
162782

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To develop students' understanding of theories of learning and teaching mathematics and their own thinking and reasoning skills. To explore current research and issues in mathematics education which impact on learners’ understanding, problem solving and reasoning abilities.

Course content

Students as pre-service teachers will further develop their understanding of the big ideas in number, space, measurement, chance and data, patterns and relationships, thinking, reasoning and communicating mathematically. Students will examine current research in mathematics education and how it informs their practice. Students will develop their professional numeracy, including interpretation and use of learner data for planning learning experiences that cater for individual needs. Students will apply the Australian Curriculum Mathematics proficiency strands in planning and teaching.

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

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5267 Mathematics and Science Education (Years R-2)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 3 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, MAGILL
Portfolio 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Group presentation 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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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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