All teaching activities for this unit will be delivered online for 2022.
In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:
• Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)
• Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages, fractions)
• Thinking about numbers and abstract patterns (algebraic reasoning)
The focus is on developing skills in these areas and using numerical reasoning to identify and analyse problems, draw and justify conclusions, and make sense of real-life situations
|Unit name||Academic Numeracy|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Pragati Jain|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Online||Semester 1||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Online||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Online||Nursing Study Period 3||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Nursing Study Period 3||18/9/2023||9/10/2023||30/10/2023||10/12/2023|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Examine research and data to communicate mathematical ideas and information
- Critically analyse and evaluate information and data
- Use mathematical techniques to solve problems.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
On Campus students: 2 hour online workshop per week.
Off Campus students are encouraged to participate in live online teaching activities.
|Assessment||AT1: The Research Process (10%)|AT2: Evaluating Statistical Research (25%)|AT3: Proportional Reasoning (15%)|AT4: Algebraic Reasoning (15%)|AT5: Mathematical Thinking (25%)|AT6: Weekly quizzes (x10) (10%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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