CHEMISTRY FOUNDATIONS

CHE1CHF

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Foundation chemistry is a foundations subject designed for students who have no or little previous experience or study in chemistry. The aim of the subject is to instill concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable these students to apply chemical principles and practice during their university degree and future employment. The content of the one semester subject covers topics common to senior high school chemistry and also prepares students to advance to second semester chemistry.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarmel Abrahams

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CHE1BAS, CHE1GEN

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit is for students who have not taken VCE Chemistry

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsALBURY/WODONGA CAMPUS: Chemistry: The Central SciencePrescribedBrown, Lemay, Bursten, Murphy, Woodward, Langford, Sagatys, GeorgePEARSON, 3RD EDITION ISBN 9781442554603 (PPK)
ReadingsMELBOURNE CAMPUS: Chemistry: Human Activity, Chemical ReactivityPrescribedMahaffy, Bucat, Tasker, Kotz, Treichel, Weaver, McMurry1ST CANADIAN EDITION; ISBN: 0-176-10437-2
ReadingsFSTE First Year Survival Guide (second edition)RecommendedFaculty of Science, Technology and EngineeringLA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2012

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMartin Fussell

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Nine 3.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2.5 hour final examination50
Laboratory reports20
Four workshop tests (0.5 hours each)15
Online Learning Activities - Pearson15

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel Abrahams

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Nine 3.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2.5 hour final examination50
Laboratory reports20
Four workshop tests (0.5 hours each)15
Online Learning Activities - OWL15