Available in 2022
Course code

EDUC1090

Units

10 units

Level

1000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Mathematics in secondary schools. Students will consider the role and value of mathematics in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Mathematics and Stage 6 General Mathematics curriculum; and a range of strategies and resources for teaching and assessing Mathematics at the secondary school level.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Articulate the role and value of Mathematics education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for K-12 Mathematics curriculum.

3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Mathematics.


Content

  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning Mathematics in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of Mathematics education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Mathematics and Stage 6 General Mathematics curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for Mathematics and Higher School Certificate for General Mathematics.
  • The literacy and numeracy demands of Mathematics as an area of study.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Mathematics.

Requisite

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the Teacher Education Admission Milestone of successful completion of

- Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or

- 80 units of UoN courses or

- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or

- Commencement in the program pre 2016.

Students who have successfully completed EDUC2090 cannot enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

EDUC1101


Assessment items

Essay: Essays/Written Assignments - 50%

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan - 50%


Contact hours

Callaghan

Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

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