Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject is concerned with improving the learning outcomes for students in primary and secondary schools in selected hard-to-teach topics that are central to numeracy. It will considerably enhance the numeracy-specific pedagogical content knowledge of the participants. A detailed study of the conceptual growth along a developmental continuum that is required for making progress in key areas of mathematics will be undertaken. Participants will learn to conduct ‘assessment for learning’ in a way that is instructionally highly effective. Diagnostic assessments will be reviewed, critiqued and created, and used with sample students. Teaching methods that promote conceptual growth will be reviewed, with relevant research. All topics will be examined through the lens of current Australian and international educational policies.
On completion of the subject students will be able to
There are three pieces of assessment:
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs/online classes) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
Goos, M., Stillman, G., & Vale, C. (2007). Teaching secondary school mathematics: Research and practice for the 21st century. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students completing this subject should be able to:
Master of Education |
Master of Education
Master of Numeracy
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