Elementary Mathematics

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. 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.

Content

  1. Problem solving.
  2. Number concepts.
  3. Number theory.
  4. Algebra.
  5. Geometry.
  6. Measurement.
  7. Probability.
  8. Graphical representation.
  9. Statistics.

Assumed Knowledge

HSC level mathematics is desirable, but some understanding of basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry is sufficient.

Assessment Items

Quiz: Tutorial Quizzes.

Formal Examination: Examination

In Term Test: Mid-semester test

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term