ESM725 - Senior Mathematics: Curriculum Study
|Year||2018 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Must be enrolled in D304, E760, E763, E763T or E765
D304 students must also have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%
EME425, ESM225, ESM425
Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
This unit focuses on mathematics units within senior years/post compulsory mathematics education as outlined in state and national curricula (eg. Foundation Mathematics, General Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Mathematical Methods 1/2 3/4, Specialist Mathematics), and mathematics associated with alternative pathways at this level (eg. applied learning.
The unit simultaneously examines mathematical content and teaching approaches that optimise student learning of that content. Attention is paid to developing teacher ability to sequence mathematical topics to increase student opportunities to think autonomously; to strengthen the connections they make between areas of mathematical content, and the contexts to which this mathematics applies.
Assessment procedures are examined for the purpose of identifying how to increase student learning by progressive monitoring, and how to best assist students to meet assessment requirements. Design of assessment tasks is considered in the light of ways to monitor ongoing learning and how to assess at Units 1 and 2 in ways that prepare students for assessment in Units 3 and 4.
Review of the Curriculum, 3000 words, 60%
Teaching for Understanding, 2000 words, 40%
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