MATH06013 2008 APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE

General Details

Full Title
APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE
Transcript Title
MATHS FOR MANUFACTURING OPS
Code
MATH06013
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MATH - Mathematics
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2008 - Full Academic Year 2008-09
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
David Doyle
Programme Membership
SG_SGOOD_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manuf Practive & Technol
Description

The fundamentals of applied mathematics are revised in this module

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Use a scientific calculator correctly

2.

Perform calculations involving fractions, percentage and percentage error.

3.

Use scientific notation, SI units and dimensional analysis to express scientific values correctly.

4.

Perform  interest and NPV calculations.

5.

Use ANSI tables to determine suitable sample sizes.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

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Module Assessment Strategies

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Repeat Assessments

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Indicative Syllabus

Mathematical terminology and practice

Statistics and Measurement

Graphical representation of Data

Statistical Process controls

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Online quizzes on each topic. Students are presented with 10 random multiple choice and numerical questions and are scored on their attempt. Over 350 questions are stored in Moodle and this allows the student plenty of variety. Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
2 Online Exam students are set an online exam- they are encouraged to work together to try and achieve the highest score using any means!! Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
3 Moodle participation Students arent marked on their actual score in Moodle quizzes but on their efforts to achieve higher scores with successive attempts. Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
4 Self Study one question on the final exam is a self study option the student is provided with all the necessary study notes and sample exam questions and any queries relating to the topic are answered in tutorials. Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Assessment 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Foundation Mathematics  - Anthony Croft and Robert Davison - Pearson Press

Other Resources

Moodle webpage dedicated specifically to this course where students can download course notes, test their knowledge with quizzes on the topic and interact with other students on the course.

http://itsligo.learnonline.ie