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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2097

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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
171592

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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

For Preservice teachers to examine junior primary aged children’s construction of mathematical and science understanding, processes and attitudes and how to implement the inquiry approach to science and mathematics teaching based on the Australian curriculum.

Course content

Preservice teachers will examine assessment strategies with an emphasis on prior knowledge, formative assessment and timely and constructive feedback; and plan learning experiences for individuals, small groups and whole classes and evaluate a variety of structured and informal materials, print and digital resources.

Textbook(s)

MacDonald, A & Rafferty, J 2015, Investigating mathematics, science and technology in early childhood, Oxford University Press, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

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

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 6 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Lecture 1 hour x 6 weeks
Online 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 6 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 1 hour x 6 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 1 hour x 6 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, MAWSON LAKES
Essay 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Report 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Essay 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Report 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Essay 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Report 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Essay 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Report 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Essay 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A
Report 2700 words equivalent 60% 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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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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