EEM401 - Numeracy Across the Curriculum
2014 unit information
Trimester 1 2014 Cloud (Online)
For students commencing in courses D347 from 2011.
|Unit chair:||S Groves|
|Contact hours:||Equivalent to 3 hours per week|
Note:This unit is offered in cloud (online) mode.
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.
Task 1. 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%).
Task 2. 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%).
Task 3. 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%).
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.