Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle - Sydney
All teaching activities for this unit will be delivered online for 2021.
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|
James Bramich and Pragati Jain
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- Examine research and data to communicate mathematical ideas and information
- Critically analyse and evaluate information and data
- Use mathematical techniques to solve problems
On Campus students: 2 hour online workshop per week.
Off Campus students are encouraged to participate in live online teaching activities.
AT1: The Research Process (10%)
AT2: Evaluating Statistical Reasoning (30%)
AT3: Proportional Reasoning (15%)
AT4: Algebraic Reasoning (15%)
AT5: Mathematical Reasoning (20%)
AT6: Ten weekly quizzes (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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