ECI455 - Effective Primary Mathematics Learning
Trimester 3 2015 Off Shore
Students must be enrolled in course E330A
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
Topics to be addressed in this unit include: 1) children’s construction of mathematical concepts in the social environment of the home, classroom and wider community; 2) the role of play in mathematical development; 3) the development of children’s early mathematical concepts; 4) the four operations for whole numbers; 5) fundamental concepts of vulgar fractions; 6) the development of concepts for the measurement of length, area, mass, time, and volume/capacity; 7) choosing and using effective resources for learning primary mathematics; 8) the use of calculators in primary mathematics; 9) involving parents in children’s learning of mathematics; 10) appropriate ways of incorporating the use of a range of learning technologies in the teaching of primary mathematics; 11) assessing and reporting children’s mathematical development; and 12) state, national and international policies, programmes, and resources for developing and assessing children’s mathematical development.
Assignment 1, 30%, equivalent to 1200 words
Assignment 2, 30%, equivalent to 1200 words
Assignment 3, 40%, equivalent to 1600 words
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.