Learning Area: Mathematics 2 (Adv)

Subject EDUC20020 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 54 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

A minimum grade of H2A in 485-100 Learning Area: Mathematics 1

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview:

This subject deepens students' own knowledge of mathematics from the space and measurement dimensions of VELS and functional dependence from the algebra strand, through challenging investigations. The major psychological theories of children's thinking and learning of mathematics will be studied, along with the methods by which research into this is conducted. Students will analyse teaching techniques and concrete and technological aids which develop different components of mathematical competence such as skills, concepts, practical ability and estimation. Current Victorian and national curriculum documents will be used. Students will design sequences of lessons related to selected learning outcomes.

Objectives: Information not available

Hurdle requirement: To gain a pass in this subject, students must satisfactorily complete a compulsory test of basic mathematics √ā¬≠competence.

Two assignments equivalent in total to 2000 words, plus two 2-hour examinations (one mid-year and one end-of-year).

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Teaching Primary Mathematics (G Booker et al), (3rd edn), Addison Wesley Longman, 2004
  • Foundations for Teaching Arithmetic (K Martson and K Stacey (eds)), Version 2 (CD-ROM). DSME: University of Melbourne
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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