THINKING MATHEMATICALLY

EDU0MA1

2020

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to a spectrum of mathematical thinking and mathematics skills required for future learning in general university programs. Students will develop conceptual knowledge and procedural skills in a range of topics including arithmetical rules and operations, percentages and decimals, rates and ratios and measurement and data. Students will be enabled to solve a variety of mathematical problems using appropriate strategies, methods and techniques and to apply mathematical concepts and knowledge to different real world situations. Assessments tasks are based on cumulative development of skills and include online quizzes and two project tasks.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise and apply appropriate concepts and methods to solve mathematical problems
02. Use whole numbers, fractions, percentages, decimals and ratios to calculate and interpret answers across a range of situations and contexts
03. Explain the reasoning, arguments and strategies involved in solving problems and recognise incorrect reasoning
04. Identify and mathematically solve a problem or situation

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attemptsN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Problem solving assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Quiz development assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attemptsN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Problem solving assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Quiz development assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attemptsN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Problem solving assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Quiz development assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attemptsN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Problem solving assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Quiz development assessment (400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4