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ED1492 - Teaching Mathematics and Numeracy in Primary and Early Childhood Settings

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Mixed attendance available only to RATEP students. SP1/2 External available only to External ECE students. SP81 - 86 available only to Online BEd ECE and Primary students.

This subject engages pre-service teachers in exploring mathematics and numeracy demands of professional life as they pertain to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline (QKLG) and up to Year 9 level in the Australian Curriculum. Pre-service teachers examine mathematical content from a teacher's perspective with a focus on Number, Algebra and Statistics. This appraisal includes recognizing and responding to students' alternative conceptions of mathematics

Learning Outcomes

  • plan, present and critique micro-teaching episodes that demonstrate an understanding of effective teaching strategies for diverse learners in mathematics;
  • evaluate and construct artefacts for a diverse range of stakeholders (e.g.: colleagues, parents and teachers) that advocate for the role of numeracy across all fields of human endeavour;
  • demonstrate the mathematical content knowledge and skills required for teaching in early childhood and primary settings.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (40%)
  • presentations (30%)
  • assignments (30%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Must complete all assessment items Must achieve at least 50% on the final exam to pass the subject Must achieve 50% overall to pass


Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Cliff Jackson
Lecturer: Ms Sam Negra.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Online collaborate tutorial attendance at RATEP Sites within the Study Period dates as scheduled)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours - Online engagement
  • 13 hours online collaboration sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Cliff Jackson
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 82
Census Date 19-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 hours - online engagement
  • 7 hours online collaboration sessions - 1 hr per week scheduled collaborate session
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Cliff Jackson.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Louise Phillips
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Coordinator: Dr Louise Phillips
Lecturer: Miss Celina Lin.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.