UNL30 Building Numeracy Knowledge and Skills

The unit is designed for students to gain the necessary knowledge to enter into UNL31 Introductory Mathematics or develop their numeracy skills to an ACSF level 3 for further pathways of study, employment or service (community, defence).This online unit is self-paced and self-directed; it includes individual tutorial support with an experienced, registered high school mathematics teacher. Tutorial support is via email, phone and an online classroom with discussion forums. The unit has flexible enrolment dates to meet student needs; students can enrol anytime during the year and complete the unit any time within the 12 month enrolment window. This unit requires approximately 55 hours of individual study.

This course covers 10 topics:

  • Developing study skills
  • Numbers and mathematical operations
  • Percentages, decimals and fractions
  • Money: earning and Spending
  • Geometry and measurement
  • Assignment
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Final Exam

This course does not assume that you have any prior knowledge beyond general reading and writing skills. It does presume you will be self-motivated and capable of self-directed learning (within the guidelines provided by the course materials). Since this is an online course, it is presumed that you have adequate computer skills and can use the main Windows Office programs efficiently.

The course materials include:

  • Student welcome email which includes instructions on how to access your Online Classroom to submit your assignments online.
  • Online Textbook

The Basic Numeracy Knowledge and Skills course also includes the following additional resources to enhance your learning experience:-

  • Self-directed Online learning resource
  • Worked solutions for progress tests
  • Alternate Learning – Links to recommended YouTube clips where teachers explain concepts
  • Additional Learning –supplementary advanced worksheets as PDF documents in online classroom

For any of the maths courses you may NOT have a calculator that has C.A.S. (computer algebra systems) functionality.

You may have a scientific calculator or a graphing calculator without C.A.S. functionality. Please make sure that you check this before purchasing your calculator.

It is the students responsibility to read their calculators manual and as every calculator is different and you teacher may not be able to help you locate certain functions.

Students have access to windows office suite

Domestic students: $300

International students: $339

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You have 12 months to complete this course; however, it may be completed sooner.

In general, the course should be completed in a minimum of 55 hours of study. The actual time required by an individual student to receive a successful result, however, will depend on the background, time available and needs of the learner.

To be eligible to sit for the final, closed book examination, students are required to achieve a mark of 60% or higher on each of the 8 Quizzes (progress tests) and a pass mark on the assignment. Candidates, who successfully complete the course, are awarded a Statement of Achievement which lists the percentage mark gained and a grade of Pass, Credit, Distinction or High Distinction. Students who fail to obtain the minimum mark required for a Pass grade, after submitting a reasonable attempt, may then be eligible to sit a second examination at the teacher’s discretion.
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Examinations are not held at set times. Rather, they are arranged through the Unilearn office after the student has successfully completed all prior assessments.

Once you have successfully completed the final exam, you will be awarded a Statement of Achievement for submission to QTAC or the like.

**It is highly recommended that you sit the practice exam prior to siting the final exam. Most students who sit the practice exam and receive feedback from their teacher score much higher on the final exam. Please give teachers a minimum of 1 week prior to your exam date for grading and feedback.**

Tutorial support is provided by our experienced and qualified mathematics educator. This support, which can be accessed by the online classroom in the discussion board or email, is designed to help students clarify understanding of concepts, to provideLachlan Pollard.

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Before enrolling in this course, you must check with the university you plan on attending to ensure this course meets their requirements for any required pre-requisites, you must also ask the university if there are any additional requirement such as a specific final grade or exam score. (For example: some universities require you to receive at least 75% on your final exam before it will be accepted.)

Enrolments take approximately two days to be processed, but may take longer during our peak times.

As soon as payment is confirmed you will receive an email inviting you into the online classroom.

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