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2013 ESH121 Knowledge and Pedagogy for Teaching 7-10 Mathematics

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: No

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
ESH121 L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 O Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION

This unit introduces students to the curriculum and pedagogy associated with teaching secondary mathematics (Grades 7 to 10). It is intended that students will be challenged about their ideas of the nature of mathematics. In addition, students will take part in activities that show that mathematics can be taught in more enriching ways than traditional "chalk and talk" methods. This unit will also explore and consider ways in which technology can enhance student learning of mathematics. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their own experience of learning mathematics at secondary school. The responsibility of teachers to foster positive attitudes towards mathematics in the classroom, school and wider community will also be considered.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Assignment 1(35%), Assignment 2 (40%), Examination (25%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 1 x 1 hr Lecture (online)1 x 2 hr face to face tutorial (13 weeks).

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - L
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Robyn Reaburn

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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