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ED4497 - Advanced Mathematics Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Education (pre 2015)

Limited offering available to RATEP students only.

Building on preservice teachers' growing understandings of how children from diverse backgrounds learn mathematics, this subject will explore mathematical and pedagogical issues at an advanced level in teaching and learning mathematics across the curriculum. It also includes the examination of current national and state curriculum frameworks and policies in mathematics education. The subject aims to equip preservice teachers as reflective practitioners, able to plan, implement and evaluate mathematical pedagogies that are informed by research and support contemporary approaches to children's learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • plan for the integration of mathematical learning across all curriculum areas, and address issues of access and equity in teaching mathematics;
  • demonstrate sound pedagogical content knowledge for teaching primary mathematics as stipulated in current curriculum frameworks;
  • demonstrate confidence and skills in planning and assessing children's mathematical learning in the primary years; and;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at an assured level.
Prerequisites: ED3488
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4403 ED4591

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Philemon Chigeza, Dr Cliff Jackson
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: curriculum unit construction (25%); maths lesson presentation and reflection (25%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching (Online tutorial attendance at RATEP site as per schedule to be advised)
Coordinator: Dr Philemon Chigeza, Dr Cliff Jackson
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours - collaborate workshops/seminars
Assessment: curriculum unit construction (25%); maths lesson presentation and reflection (25%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Philemon Chigeza, Dr Cliff Jackson
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: curriculum unit construction (25%); maths lesson presentation and reflection (25%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).

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.