Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
CoordinatorProfessor Kaye Stacey
ContactP: 8344 8746
|Course Overview:||The course aims to develop disciplinary knowledge of mathematics up to Year 10 level. Participants will master junior secondary school level mathematics content and significantly extend pedagogical understanding to teach effectively. The program consists of four compulsory subjects with a total accumulation of 50 credit points at completion. The course is targeted towards current secondary level mathematics school teachers, who at present are not qualified (with a mathematics major) to teach in the mathematics area.|
Students completing this course should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||This course includes 50 credit points of coursework graduate studies which includes four compulsory subjects, each worth 12.5 credit points.|
|Subject Options:|| As follows: |
Study Period Commencement:
An applicant may be eligible for entry into the Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics Teaching (Years 7-10), if the applicant has:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
In all courses
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
|Graduate Attributes:||This course will enable graduates to develop some of the graduate attributes that are relevant to a professional graduate degree. Students will move toward academic excellence in the discipline knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge for teaching the specified year levels in mathematics, through a program of lectures and structured activities. Through practical assignments undertaken in the work environment, students will develop skills of analysis and synthesis as applied to a professional work context, as well as an appreciation and respect for equity and diversity. Through playing an active role in the community of learners in the course, students will engage with meaningful evidence-based discourse in relation to the teaching of mathematics, and understand the broad goals and values of education for public and private good.|
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