CSMAX17023A (HAM)
Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences
15 Points
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What this paper is about
How this paper will be taught
The paper has 1 initial lecture in which the structure of the paper will be explained. This will take place on Monday, 27 February via Zoom. Details to follow.
The Reasoning component of the paper will occur over weeks 1 to 12. There will be online materials, and fortnightly tutorials that must be attended. Four assignments will be set.
The Academic Integrity component of the paper will occur in weeks 6 and 7 and will involve online materials and weekly online quizzes.
Students must choose 1 of 3 possible subject areas: Computer Science, Design, or Mathematics and Statistics. These subject areas will be taught over weeks 15 and weeks 812. Online material will be supplied and assessment will be via weekly online quizzes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessments
How you will be assessed
The paper is divided into 3 assessment components.
The Reasoning component is worth 50% of the assessment. It consists or 4 assignments, an oral presentation and tutorial attendance. The grading is; Assignment 1 (5%), Assignment 2 (5%), Assignment 3 (10%), Assignment 4 (10%), Oral Presentation (7.5%), Lesson (5%) and Tutorial Attendance (7.5%). The Reasoning component will take place over the 12 weeks of the paper.
The Academic Integrity component is worth 10% of the Assessment. It will take place in weeks 6 and 7. It will consist of online materials and weekly online quizzes. Each quiz is worth 5%.
The Computer Science component is worth 40% and will take place in weeks 15 and weeks 812. There will be 10 online quizzes each worth 4%.
The Design component is worth 40% and will take place in weeks 15 and weeks 812. There will be 10 online quizzes each worth 4%.
The Maths and Stats component is worth 40% and will take place in weeks 15 and weeks 812. There will be 5 online quizzes for 28% and an assignment for 12%.
Students must choose either the Computer Science component, the Design component, or the Maths and Stats component. A student may undertake coursework and complete assignments for multiple components, but their final grade will be the highest total in any one component.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam.