MAKING SENSE OF THEIR WORLD

EDU2MSW

2015

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 Must be enrolled in course EBECE Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, EBEL Bachelor of Early Learning, or requires Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
TBE

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

Activities:
TBE

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

Activities:
TBE

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

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Curriculum resource (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

Bendigo, 2015, Week 22-34, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Curriculum resource (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