Elementary Mathematics

Course code MATH1900Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Exposes the student to a broad range of elementary but important topics in Mathematics that are especially relevant for intending early childhood and primary teachers. Topics include number concepts, elementary geometry, measurement, probability and basic statistics.

MATH1900 cannot be counted for credit with MATH1110 or MATH1210 unless taken before these courses. MATH1900 cannot count for credit with MATH1100 nor MATH1410.

Not available in 2014

Objectives1. To develop students' understanding of elementary algebra, geometry, number concepts, probability and problem-solving.

2. To introduce students to number theory and statistics.

3. To encourage students to think mathematically and to increase students' confidence in their mathematical ability.
Content1. Problem solving.
2. Number concepts.
3. Number theory.
4. Algebra.
5. Geometry.
6. Measurement.
7. Probability.
8. Graphical representation.
9. Statistics.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Transitionn/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeHSC level mathematics is desirable, but some understanding of basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry is sufficient.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Examination: Formal
Quiz - Class
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term