Courses & Units

Understanding and Teaching Numeracy EAL311

Hobart

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Understanding and Teaching Numeracy
Unit code EAL311
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Mr Edwin (Bruce) Duncan
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070109 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (5%)|Assignment (50%)|Assignment (45%)
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Textbooks

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