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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

School/College

School of Education

Unit aim

Introduces students to the algebraic and other mathematical concepts and processes required for calculus and linear algebra. Topics include Basic algebra review, further algebra, Simultaneous equations, introduction to differentiation and integration with several different types of function, introduction to matrix algebra.

Unit content

Topic 1: Basic algebra review

Topic 2: Simultaneous equations

Topic 3: Algebra 2 – advanced algebraic techniques

Topic 4: Introduction to differentiation and limits

Topic 5: First derivative

Topic 6: Rules of differentiation

Topic 7: The definite integral

Topic 8: Indefinite integrals

Topic 9: Mixed revision including matric algebra techniques

Topic 10: Revision and review – 'real world' applications

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the concepts and processes required for calculus and linear algebra Knowledge of a discipline
2 demonstrate a proficiency in applying calculus and linear algebra techniques Intellectual rigour
3 use appropriate techniques from calculus and linear algebra to solve 'real world' problems Knowledge of a discipline
4 communicate mathematical concepts and processes and results effectively at different levels of formality. Communication and social skills

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

  1. demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the concepts and processes required for calculus and linear algebra
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. demonstrate a proficiency in applying calculus and linear algebra techniques
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  3. use appropriate techniques from calculus and linear algebra to solve 'real world' problems
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. communicate mathematical concepts and processes and results effectively at different levels of formality.
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.