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EDUP2005 - Mathematics Education 1: Early Number
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 4 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $2,600
International Fee: $2,940
EFTSL: 0.083333333
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 2
Prerequisites: 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jennifer Way

Classes: 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks

Assessment: 5x 300wd reading reflections (40%) and 2500wd assessment report (60%).

This is the first unit of study in Mathematics Education and students will be introduced to key issues associated with how children acquire early mathematical concepts, processes and knowledge. The Learning Framework in Number will be a major focus of content for this unit of study. As part of this study students will be required to assess a child from the K-2 grades using an interview schedule and to use the results to plan activities that demonstrate knowledge of worthwhile mathematical tasks.
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