Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months part time.|
Dr Lynda Ball
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Currently enrolled and future students:
This course will focus on the mathematics pedagogical content knowledge required to teach the Australian mathematics curriculum for Years 7 to 10. The course will consider the proficiency strands of Understanding, Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving across the content strands of Number and Algebra; Measurement and Geometry; Statistics and Probability. Links will be made between classroom practice and research into the teaching and learning of mathematics.
Subjects will be delivered via a ‘blended learning’ approach, including face-to-face intensives, as well as on-line learning. Online communities will support collaboration between participants throughout the course.
This course is designed for qualified secondary teachers looking to develop their mathematics pedagogical content knowledge for the teaching of Years 7 to 10 mathematics, or to take a leading role in mathematics teaching in their school. Completion of this course also positions participants for further studies in education.
At the completion of the course, students should be able to;
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To complete this course, students must pass 2 core subjects below
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Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed;
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. The minimum English language requirements for this course are Band 6.5.
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The Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and degree 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 degree.
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 course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives 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/
Successful completion of this course will enable 25 credit points to be credited towards the Master of Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
The Professional Certificate will enable graduates to achieve the following University of Melbourne:
Graduates should develop the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
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