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EEM401 - Numeracy Across the Curriculum

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

For students commencing in courses D347 from 2011

Unit chair:

Jun Li





Incompatible with:

ESM300, EEM301

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit focuses on numeracy across the curriculum and aspects of professional ICT literacy and online pedagogy. The topics to be addressed include: the nature of numeracy; the professional numeracy and ICT literacy demands of the teaching profession; the role of numeracy within the different curriculum areas and the inherent numeracy demands and opportunities within these for secondary students, together with ways in which these demands can be addressed by teachers; a whole school approach to numeracy, the potential and limitations of online pedagogy.


Individual written assignment relating to the numeracy demands and opportunities in one of the student's chosen curriculum areas and strategies for meeting these, equivalent to 1600 words, 40%


A cross curriculum group development, presentation and peer assessment of a website, PowerPoint or wiki presentation relating to a whole school approach to numeracy, equivalent to 1200 words, 30%


An online learning task portfolio consisting of a number of short written pieces in response to tasks detailed on the CloudDeakin site, equivalent to 1200 words, 30%

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