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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 3073

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
167263

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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 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To enable preservice teachers to develop an understanding of the goals, purposes and methods of teaching mathematics in the primary years of schooling and to prepare them to plan, resource and teach well sequenced mathematics learning experiences.

Course content

Preservice teachers will understand the nature of specialised content knowledge for teaching mathematics, impact of learning theories on the teaching of mathematics, and teaching methodologies appropriate for primary mathematics. Preservice teachers will engage in planning for the teaching and learning of mathematics to make explicit the learning intention and success criteria of a learning experience.

Textbook(s)

MacDonald, A & Rafferty 2015, (ECE students only) , Oxford University Press, Australia

Reys, R et al. 2020, (PRIMARY students only) Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 3rd Australian Edition, Wiley Australia

Skamp, K & Preston, C 2021, (PRIMARY students only) Teaching primary science constructively, 7th edition, Cengage Learning Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Tutorial 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Tutorial 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Tutorial 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Tutorial 3 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 3 hours x 12 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
Project 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Presentation 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Project 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Presentation 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Project 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Presentation 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Project 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Presentation 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Project 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Presentation 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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