FOUNDATION ALGEBRA

EDU0MA2

2021

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to a spectrum of algebraic thinking and skills required for future learning in general university programs. Students will be enabled to solve a variety of mathematical and algebraic problems using appropriate strategies, methods and techniques and to apply algebraic concepts and knowledge to different real world situations. Assessments tasks are based on cumulative development of skills and include online quizzes and one project task.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline quizzes, workshopping solutions to number and word problems individually and in online forum groups. Using algebraic strategies to present possible problem solutions. Workshopping algebrais solutions to problems individually and in online forum groups. Problem solving assessment involves production of short written report presenting data and problem solving strategies.Learning activities which model problem solving strategies and then provide opportunities for students to undertake tasks independently.  Problem solving assessment presenting data and problem solving strategies in report form

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise and represent expressions using algebraic language and apply the rule of algebra in substitution and simplification of expressions
02. Use simple indices, square roots, brackets, alternative conventions for division and signed numbers to express, interpret and solve formula, rules and equations
03. Explain the reasoning, arguments and strategies involved in solving algebraic problems and recognise incorrect reasoning
04. Identify that a problem or situation may be represented and solved with algebraic concepts and rules

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes - one per module (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Problem solving report writing assessment (800 words equivalence) Submitted in 2 stages - in draft stage for lecturer review and feedback and partial grading (20%) then for final grading (40%)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes - one per module (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Problem solving report writing assessment (800 words equivalence) Submitted in 2 stages - in draft stage for lecturer review and feedback and partial grading (20%) then for final grading (40%)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 51
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes - one per module (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Problem solving report writing assessment (800 words equivalence) Submitted in 2 stages - in draft stage for lecturer review and feedback and partial grading (20%) then for final grading (40%)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, Online study period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 8
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 8 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes - one per module (equivalent 450 words) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Problem solving report writing assessment (800 words equivalence) Submitted in 2 stages - in draft stage for lecturer review and feedback and partial grading (20%) then for final grading (40%)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4