The focus in this unit is measurement and geometry, statistics and probability. Through this applied focus you will assess and develop your own numeracy skills. Key concepts such as measurement, geometry, statistics and probability will be covered. In addition, you will engage in mathematical problem solving involving rich tasks, open questions and cross curricular contexts.

Unit details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
EEC1109

Co-requisites

This unit is only for students undertaking courses EBEC and EBST.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Review some research on how learners learn, common conceptions and misconceptions aligned with mathematical concepts such as measurement, geometry, statistics and probability;  
  2. Create a repertoire of learning, teaching strategies relevant to measurement and geometry, statistics and probability curriculum and develop cross curricular connections;  
  3. Evaluate their own experience of learning mathematics; and  
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the literacy demands of personal and professional mathematics.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Review Review of personal strengths and areas for improvements in personal and professional numeracy and the development of an action plan 20%
Report Report on and present the implementation of high quality mathematical activities and resources relevant to a particular learner 35%
Exercise Complete open book tasks on mathematical content knowledge 45%

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