Learning Area: Mathematics 3

Subject EDUC30012 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

485-202 Learning Area: Mathematics 2 or 485-204 Learning Area: Mathematics 2 (Adv)

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 surveys the numeracy programs used in primary schools. Students will learn to identify the normal stages through which children pass in the development of additive and multiplicative thinking and to design appropriate teaching for each stage. The demands of mathematical notation and the characteristics of mathematics language is examined, along with strategies and resources for teaching those for whom English is a second language. Students will examine the teaching of skills for the conduct of mathematical investigations and real world problem solving.

Objectives: Information not available

A 2-hour examination and written tasks equivalent in total to 2000 words.

Hurdle requirement: Satisfactory completion of weekly tasks.

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Prescribed Texts:

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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