WORKING MATHEMATICALLY

EDU1WM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with the opportunity to develop an understanding of how we learn mathematics (through problem solving, early number, counting, the four operations and fractions) and how we teach mathematics (through a range of approaches, strategies and system guides).

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU1MT

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIllustrated Maths Dictionary (5th ed.)Prescribedde Klerk, J (2014)MELBOURNE: PEARSON RIGBY
ReadingsTeaching Primary Mathematics (5th ed.)PrescribedBooker, G., Bond, D., Sparrow, L., & Swan, P. (2014)FRENCHS FOREST NSW: PEARSON
ReadingsVictorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS)RecommendedDepartment of Education and Early Childhood Development (Victoria)MELBOURNE: AUTHOR

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate the educational significance of a range of mathematical resources.

Activities:
Assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)

02. Demonstrate an informed capacity to evaluate your own mathematical strengths/areas for development, as a teacher of mathematics.

Activities:
Assignment and Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)

03. Critique through a structured reflective process, an educationally sound presentation.

Activities:
Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)

04. Competently use a range of multi-modal teaching/learning mathematical activities.

Activities:
Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment (1,500 - 1,800 words)40 01, 02
Tutorial presentation, preparation and feedback (2,000 - 2,500 word equiv.)Hurdle: satisfactory completion of the Content Assignment is required. Content is relevant to primary mathematics teaching and learning.60 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCindy Tassone

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment (1,500 - 1,800 words)40 01, 02
Tutorial presentation, preparation and feedback (2,000 - 2,500 word equiv.)Hurdle: satisfactory completion of the Content Assignment is required. Content is relevant to primary mathematics teaching and learning.60 02, 03, 04