Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
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To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
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Qualified primary or secondary teacher
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Wee Tiong Seah
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
This subject explores the pedagogical content knowledge for developing students’ reasoning and problem solving across Foundation to Year 12 mathematics. Participants will study research on issues associated with the teaching and learning of reasoning and problem solving. They will also consider pedagogical issues such as teacher questioning, selection of good examples and explanations, effective use of resources (e.g. technology and models) and the role of formative assessment. Participants will consider approaches for fostering students’ positive disposition towards reasoning, problem solving, and mathematics more generally. Links will be made between classroom practice and research into the teaching and learning of mathematics.
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Graduates will develop the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education (Primary) |
Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education (Years 11-12)
Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education (Years 7-10)
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