MATHEMATICS SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4MS1

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to establish a knowledge and skill base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, planning, assessment and reporting in Mathematics Education for secondary students in the junior and middle years of secondary schooling (Years 7-10). The subject is designed to develop students understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in Mathematics as applied in the classroom context with a particular focus on cross-curriculum priorities. Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and state and national curriculum structures within Mathematics are examined and applied in the evaluation, design and implementation of learning resources that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesA combination of face-to-face intensives (with equivalent tasks) and online modules. The online modules are a method-relevant blend of generic modules

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW), Bachelor of Education Secondary (EBEDS, EBEDSB and EBEDSM), Master of Teaching (EMTP), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTSB), Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts Education (AZAAE), Bachelor of Science//Bachelor of Science Education (SZSSE), Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (AZATS), Bachelor of Science & Masters of Teaching Secondary (SZSTS)Mathematics discipline Minor or Major

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEDU4MAM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of Mathematics, and an in-depth understanding of how students learn in Mathematics.
02. Critically analyse, plan, synthesise and implement a range of Mathematics learning and teaching activities and sequences for junior and middle year students (Years 7-10). These include a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT appropriate to state and national curricula.
03. Describe, design, and evaluate a unit of work involving a variety of teaching strategies which cater for individual differences in student learning across a range of abilities, and integrate literacy and numeracy capabilities and cross curriculum priorities of state and national curricula in Mathematics at junior and middle years of secondary schooling (Year 7-10).
04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and understanding in Mathematics. Apply these relationships to the development and modification of curriculum documents.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora and Bendigo campuses only.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Evaluation of Teaching Resources = 1800 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 2700 words This assessment task is divided into two parts: Lesson plan 30% and Unit plan 35%

N/AOtherIndividualNo65 SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora and Bendigo campuses only.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Evaluation of Teaching Resources = 1800 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 2700 words This assessment task is divided into two parts: Lesson plan 30% and Unit plan 35%

N/AOtherIndividualNo65 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora and Bendigo campuses only.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Evaluation of Teaching Resources = 1800 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Curriculum-based Unit Plan = 2700 words This assessment task is divided into two parts: Lesson plan 30% and Unit plan 35%

N/AOtherIndividualNo65 SILO3, SILO4