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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1070

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
153880

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To develop mathematical thinking and problem-solving principles through an experiential approach centred on mathematical puzzles and activities.

Course content

Students will learn and apply a range of strategies for mathematical problem solving. They will develop and use oral, written and visual communication skills to explain their mathematical thinking. Students will deepen their appreciation of mathematics as a creative discipline.

Textbook(s)

Mason J, Burton L & Stacey K 2010, Thinking mathematically, 2nd ed, Prentice Hall, UK

Prerequisite(s)

Any first-year mathematics course i.e. MATH 1XXX.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 x 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External NA x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment 700 words equivalent 15% N/A
Reflective journal 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
Project 2800 words equivalent 65% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 700 words equivalent 15% N/A
Reflective journal 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
Project 2800 words equivalent 65% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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