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Mathematics and Numeracy - EDUP1003

The aim of this unit is to assist students to develop a more holistic understanding and appreciation of mathematics and numeracy, and of themselves as learners of mathematics through exploration of mathematical systems, patterns, relationships and reasoning. Through practical and collaborative workshops designed to cater for a range of learning styles, students will develop deeper understandings of fundamental mathematical concepts and processes. This unit content is situated in historical and cultural contexts, including indigenous and non-English speaking perspectives so as to promote an appreciation for the origins, evolution and purposes of mathematics. Students will reflect upon the meanings and roles of numeracy in their own lives and in modern society, including educational contexts.

Classes
1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks

Assessment
2500wd portfolio of tasks (30%) and 500wd reflective report (15%) and oral presentation (30%) and 1500wd poster (25%)

Pre-requisites

18 credits points including EDUP1002 & EDUP1005 or EDUP1004

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Heather McMaster, A/Prof Jennifer Way
HECS Band: 1
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