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ED4497 - Advanced Mathematics Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

The '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.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination - In class - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Lesson plan 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Scenario-based learning activity - (40%) - Group & Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Students must pass the numeracy exam to pass this subject

Prerequisites: ED3488 or ADM to course code 38110
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4403 ED4591

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Philemon Chigeza
Lecturer: Ms Sam Negra.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 8 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 8 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Face to face teaching (Online collaboration session attendance at RATEP site as per schedule to be advised)
Coord/Lect: Dr Philemon Chigeza.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 12 hours online collaboration sessions - 8hrs online collaboration sessions and 6 hrs of additional sessions
  • 8 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Philemon Chigeza.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 8 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 8 hours online content
  • 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.