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Unit of Study MATH1001 - Foundation Mathematics (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    No


Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Analyse a variety of mathematical problems and identify appropriate approaches to find a solution.

Apply a range of mathematical concepts, techniques and digital technologies to solve a variety of real-world mathematical problems.

Effectively communicate mathematical concepts, thinking, and solutions at different levels of formality using verbal, written, and graphical forms of communication.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • This free textbook can be accessed through the following link: https://scu.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/61SCU_INST/hir31i/alma991012859199902368: Marecek, L & Anthony-Smith, M, 2020, Intermediate algebra, 2nd, OpenStax College, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Blackboard Collaborate
    Your unit assessor will use Blackboard Collaborate in this unit, which is like an online virtual classroom. You can find out more by clicking the ‘Blackboard Collaborate Help’ button within your MySCU unit, or go to: www.scu.edu.au/collaborate.
  • A non-programmable scientific calculator.

  • Access to Microsoft Excel, or similar spreadsheet package. As an SCU student you can download Microsoft Office for free if you do not have the software. For more information please follow this link https://spark.scu.edu.au/kb/ts/help-with-general-software-systems/microsoft-office/how-to-download-microsoft-office

Prescribed Texts
  • This free textbook can be accessed through the following link: https://scu.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/61SCU_INST/hir31i/alma991012859199902368: Marecek, L & Anthony-Smith, M, 2020, Intermediate algebra, 2nd, OpenStax College, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Blackboard Collaborate
    Your unit assessor will use Blackboard Collaborate in this unit, which is like an online virtual classroom. You can find out more by clicking the ‘Blackboard Collaborate Help’ button within your MySCU unit, or go to: www.scu.edu.au/collaborate.
  • A non-programmable scientific calculator.

  • Access to Microsoft Excel, or similar spreadsheet package. As an SCU student you can download Microsoft Office for free if you do not have the software. For more information please follow this link https://spark.scu.edu.au/kb/ts/help-with-general-software-systems/microsoft-office/how-to-download-microsoft-office

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