Courses – Faculty of Education
Academic Literacy I
An introduction to relevant academic literacy and study skills, providing students with skills to access a wide range of information literacy strategies.
Academic Literacy II
Extends students' academic literacy into more complex uses of information, academic writing and reading skills, and strategies for management of time and resources.
Introduction to Computing
Introduces students with little previous computing experience to basic word processing, database development and spreadsheets. Course participants choose work related tasks to develop word processing, database and spreadsheet skills. These skills will be embedded in the context of tertiary study.
Restriction: ACE 480.405, 453.401
Child Development and Learning
An overview of language and learning development, introducing strategies for helping children to develop as learners and readers.
Restriction: ACE 481.405, 451.402
An Introduction to the New Zealand Education System
Introduction to the education system of New Zealand. Includes a focus on the diversity of education at all levels. Introduces students to the historical development of the New Zealand education system and the governance of this system, to the curriculum in New Zealand with a focus on the concept of 'curriculum', the range of current curriculum documents and the professional nature of teaching.
Restriction: ACE 481.502
Basic mathematics including an understanding of arithmetic ideas (knowledge and strategies), fractions, decimals and percentages; ratio and proportion, algebraic thinking, measurement using the metric system, and estimation and its uses in context.
Science and Mathematics for Teaching
Mathematics and science for teacher education students in preparation for degree level study.
Prerequisite: EDFOUND 15F
Pasifika Academic Literacy
Particular consideration will be given to an understanding of the 'whole' person within Pasifika contexts, teaching and learning processes for success, self-management strategies, and development of communication skills.
Restriction: ACE 481.404
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
Last updated on: Thursday 1 November 2012