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MA1022 - Essential Maths

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

Available to Diploma of Higher Education and Bachelor of Nursing Science (IHCAP) students only.

In Essential Maths, you will develop mathematical knowledge, conceptual understanding and skills through investigative and explorative approaches to learning. These approaches provide opportunities for you to work individually, as well as collaboratively and cooperatively in teams. This subject is designed in ways that encourage you to develop positive and productive attitudes towards mathematics. You will participate in learning experiences that have relevance to you personally and to a range of work contexts and possible future study pathways. Essential Maths involves the study of Functional Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Applied Geometry and Statistics.

Learning Outcomes

  • interpret and use appropriate mathematical terminology, symbols and conventions;
  • access, select, manipulate and apply mathematical rules, formula and procedures;
  • interpret, clarify, analyse, model and solve problems;
  • analyse, organise and communicate information via written, symbolic, pictorial and graphical forms, for different purposes and audiences;
  • justify the reasonableness of results obtained through the use of technology, and justify conclusions, solutions or propositions through logical explanations and sequences in everyday language and/or mathematical language.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Project report - (40%) - Individual
  • Participation > Online participation - (10%) - Individual.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students will be expected to have basic numeracy skills.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturers: Miss Katelyn Hall, Ms Doris Pierce.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturer: Ms Doris Pierce.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Mr Patrick Peacock, Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturer: Mr Hai Wei Ng.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturer: Mr Hai Wei Ng.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturer: Mr Hai Wei Ng.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturers: Mr Patrick Peacock, Ms Madalyn Casey, Mr Andrew Higgins.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturer: Ms Madalyn Casey.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 52 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mr Patrick Peacock
Lecturers: Mr Patrick Peacock, Mr Andrew Higgins.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours online content - Online engagement
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Andrew Higgins
Lecturer: Ms Madalyn Casey.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours online content - Online engagement
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.