Courses & Units
Understanding and Teaching Numeracy EAL311
This unit examines the factors that contribute to low numeracy levels and considers strategies suitable for supporting students with under-developed numeracy skills. It examines examples of best practice for integrating numeracy enhancement within vocational courses and analyses how best to instigate and develop such programs. Through this unit, students will develop strategies suitable for their own teaching context and identifying methods to evaluate the effectiveness of such strategies.
|Unit name||Understanding and Teaching Numeracy|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Mr Bruce Duncan|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- interpret the description of numeracy used in the Australian core skills framework within a specific learning context.
- explain the mathematical concepts and numeracy demands required for effective practice within a particular educational context.
- design and justify learning sequences to develop the numeracy competencies of learners within a particular educational context.
- assess and evaluate the aspects of numeracy that pose particular challenges for learners.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz (5%)|Assignment (45%)|Assignment (50%)|
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