Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit can be taken as an elective in Education courses. It is not available as an elective in some other courses. Please check with your Faculty prior to enrolling in this unit.
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.
|Unit name||Personal and Professional Numeracy|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Robyn Reaburn
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||26/10/2020||18/11/2020||21/12/2020||14/2/2021|
* 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).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||070103|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On-Campus students: 1 x 1 hr lecture (Online) and 1 x 2 hr tutorial for 13 weeks.
Online students: Lectures, weekly activities and discussions
AT1: Mathematical Beliefs (10%); AT2: Numeracy in the Media (40%); AT3: Numeracy in Another Discipline (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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