Learning Area: Mathematics 2

Subject EDUC20021 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

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

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 54 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
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 deals with mathematics, especially in the areas of space and measurement in pre-school and primary schools. Students will extend their own knowledge by engaging in challenging mathematical tasks. They will examine knowledge of children's thinking and learning, analyse classroom 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 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 Marston 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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