Foundations in Teaching Mathematics

Course code EDUC6727Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Develops skills in planning, communication, observation and lesson preparation within the Mathematics Key Learning Area.

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesThe course addresses the following objectives:
a. development of personal teaching skills
b. development of curriculum understanding in
the area of Mathematics
c. development of resources for teaching Mathematics in the secondary school
d. development of interpersonal skills in working with students and teachers
ContentMass lecture topics and the related course specialist tutorial include:

Introduction to the Internet
Planning for learning
Peer teachihg
Cognitive demands underlying learning
Conducting practical lessons
Managing the classroom
Preventative managemant strategies
Adapting content for individual differences
Strategies for assessing different types of learning from the syllabus
Lesson planning
Planning using teacher-directed strategies and matching syllabus content with strategies
Becoming a reflective teacher
Replacing Course(s)EDDE463
TransitionThe new course will replace EDDE463 from Semester 1, 2000. Students failing EDDE463 will be required to enrol in and complete EDDE474.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of a degree with a major in Mathematics recognised by NSW Department of Education and Training.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Skill and knowledge development (70%) Resource file (30%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term