MAKING SENSE OF THEIR WORLD

EDU2MSW

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine how young children can develop their understandings and skills in mathematics, science and technology. Students will learn to promote problem-solving and inquiry as a basis for learning. Students learn about the core principles in mathematics, science and technology and how these can be introduced to children in meaningful and engaging ways.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2ELE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMaths and science for young children: Eighth EditionPrescribedRosalind Charlesworth Karen LindWADSWORTH CENGAGE LEARNING

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of science, mathematics and technology for children.

Activities:
Online tasks and activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Explore problem-solving and inquiry based on learning processes for children.

Activities:
Online tasks and activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Investigate how ICT is used by teachers and students to enhance learning and for concept and process representation.

Activities:
Online tasks and activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Design, support and evaluate curriculum for teaching science, mathematics and technology with young children.

Activities:
Online tasks and activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Online Study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Activity Workbook (equiv. 1200 words)30 01, 04
Inquiry learning curriculum design (equiv. 1800 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online tasks (equiv. 1200 words)30 01, 02

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
Three 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Activity Workbook (equiv. 1200 words)30 01, 04
Inquiry learning curriculum design (equiv. 1800 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
Online tasks (equiv. 1200 words)30 01, 02