Course Title: Investigate, interpret and produce numerical and statistical information

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3203

Course Title: Investigate, interpret and produce numerical and statistical information

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education


Term1 2012

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 44 88

Course Contact Email: baia.

Course Description

The focus of this unit is on investigating and interpreting numerical information in texts and to creat and investigate statistical data, tables and graphs

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU153 Investigate, interpret and produce numerical and statistical information

Learning Outcomes

The required outcomes described in this unit relate directly to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)

They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of competence at Level Four Numeracy (4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.13)

Overview of Assessment

This course is delivered as part of an integrated program.

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

You may be assessed by:
• records of teacher observations of your activities, dicussions and practical tasks - portfolio - undertaking real surveys - classroom simulations 
• questioning, for example:  online response; interviews; self assessment; verbal questioning; written questioning

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
An assessment charter ( summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
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