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EEM741 - Planning and Assessing Effective Learning: Mathematics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in course E665 only)
Unit chair:C Campbell
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: This unit is taught in intensive mode with a minimum of 30 contact hours

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • children’s construction of mathematical concepts in the social environment of the home, classroom and wider community
  • the development of children’s early number concepts, counting and place value
  • the four operations and associated algorithms for whole numbers and decimal fractions
  • the use of calculators in primary mathematics
  • the development of informal and formal concepts for the measurement of length, perimeter, area and volume, time, temperature, money and angle
  • the development of informal and formal concepts for the teaching of problem-solving, spatial thinking and geometry, mental computation and estimation, chance and data through an investigational approach
  • using resources effectively for the teaching of primary mathematics and appropriate ways of incorporating the use of a range of learning technologies
  • state, national and international policies, programs, and resources for developing and assessing children’s mathematical development
  • the connection between children as learners who construct their own understanding of mathematics and an inquiry-based model for classroom practice
  • strategies for providing challenging, coherent and inclusive mathematical learning experiences for children
  • assessing and reporting mathematical learning
  • professional associations and networks and their standards, resources, and professional development opportunities

Assessment

Assignment 1 - Interactive white board assignment: 50% (Presentation and practical written components) Approx 2000 words.

 

Assignment 2 - Portfolio of activities completed in class 50% (Approx 4000 words)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$604$2013$2578

* 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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