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Unit details

ECI455 - Effective Primary Mathematics Learning

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Commences 2015

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 2015 Off Shore

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:TBA
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330A

Incompatible with: ECE455

Note:

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.

Content

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.

Assessment

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
$769$615$2452$2612

* 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.

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