Unit

School Of Education

Assessment and Intervention for Mathematics and Numeracy LearningWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102324.1

Discipline: TEACHER EDUCATION: PRIMARY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Catherine Attard


Assumed Knowledge
Students must be either within their final semester of the Master of Teaching (Primary) program, or Master of Teach (Birth to 12) or enrolled in the Master of Inclusive Education or a qualified primary teacher.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1809 Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics, 1830 Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Education or 1720 Master of Inclusive Education.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
A significant aspect of teachers’ work is focused on assessment and mathematics classrooms are renowned for their traditional reliance on pen and paper testing. In this unit students will investigate contemporary formative and summative assessment practices of and for learning mathematics. Students will investigate how to use results from assessments including NAPLAN to plan teaching and learning, and provide intervention where appropriate. A range of intervention programs used in Australian schools will be explored and compared.


Courses
1720.2Master of Inclusive EducationCONTINUING
1720.3Master of Inclusive EducationCONTINUING
1720.4Master of Inclusive EducationCURRENT
1722.2Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education (exit only)CONTINUING
1830.2Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics EducationCURRENT
1847.1Master of Education (STEM)CONTINUING
1847.2Master of Education (STEM)CONTINUING
1911.1Master of EducationCURRENT
1913.1Graduate Certificate in Education (exit only)CURRENT


Specialisations

ST1011.1Mathematics EducationCURRENT
ST1012.1STEMCURRENT




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