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ESM300 - Numeracy Across the Curriculum

Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Cloud (Online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D347, D389 and E377 only)
Unit chair:S Groves
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: EEM301
Contact hours: Equivalent to 3 hours per week
Note: This unit is offered in cloud (online) mode.

Content

This unit focuses on numeracy across the curriculum and aspects of professional computer 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.

Assessment

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%).

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