FOUNDATION CHEMISTRY

EDU0SC4

2021

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject introduces student to foundational chemistry concepts to enable future study in general university programs including Nursing, Allied Health, Education and Science degrees. Beginning with an introduction to Atomic Theory and to the Periodic Table the subject examines bonding, chemical reactions and variables that affect reaction rates, mostly presented through a number of real life examples. Students apply the Scientific Method to design an experiment and present their findings in a short practical report.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesInteractive online activities and games.  Periodic table and Atomic structure quiz. All assessment and teaching and learning activities explicitly teach and model the use of appropriate terminology and relations. Home experiment and practicum report experiment. Peer sharing of experiment design and outcomes

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. Identify and categorise the properties of substances and predict their reactions to different chemical environments.
02. Explain the structure of the atom and its relation to the periodic table.
03. Identify and apply the principles of the scientific method to design an experiment.
04. Report on the outcome of an experiment according to discipline conventions.

Subject options

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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 hours 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*

Online quiz (250 word equivalence)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Experiment Design Assessment (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Short report on experiment findings (500 words)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quiz (250 word equivalence)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Experiment Design Assessment (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Short report on experiment findings (500 words)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, 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 hours 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*

Online quiz (250 word equivalence)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Experiment Design Assessment (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Short report on experiment findings (500 words)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, 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 hours 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*

Online quiz (250 word equivalence)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Experiment Design Assessment (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Short report on experiment findings (500 words)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4