* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
This unit is the foundation mathematics and numeracy unit for the Bachelor of Education. It provides an opportunity to reflect upon and to develop understanding of concepts that are central to mathematics curricula; to consider the cross-curricula implications and opportunities afforded by these topics; and to develop quantitative literacy understandings that will enable studentsto be informed professionals. Foci of the unit include the development of a critical orientation to presentation of numeracy concepts in the media, and an appreciation of the importance of quantitative understandings to the personal and professional lives of all teachers.
Written Assignment 1 (40%), Written Assignment 2 (60%)
TEACHING PATTERN: 1 x 1-hour lecture (Online) and 1 x 2-hour tutorial for 13 weeks.
Online: fully online with weekly readings and activities.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - L,W Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Fully online - H,I,N,O This unit is taught entirely online
Resource supported teaching & learning - L,W,H,I,N,O Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.