Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.
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|
Pragati Jain, Cathy Tyson
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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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
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
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.
Two hour workshop and one hour tutorial weekly.
AT1: The Research Process and Understanding Data (45%)
AT2: Proportional and Algebraic Reasoning (40%)
AT3: Ten MyLO (online) quizzes (15%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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Booktopia textbook links
- Hobart, Semester 1
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Launceston, Semester 1
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Cradle Coast, Semester 1
- Cradle Coast, Semester 2
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