Self Paced

Math Terminology for incoming Uni students (OpenLearning)

Entering university or college soon? Planning on taking some mathematics classes there--perhaps for your program in engineering, science or business? If you want a refresher on the most important terminology and notation for first year university mathematics, then this short course is just for you. The course will be especially useful if you are from a non-English speaking background.

The course is organized into 7 modules, each covering a different topic. Each module consists of a video about 30-45 minutes long, and also 15-30 minutes of activities.

Award winning teacher A/Prof N J Wildberger from the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, UNSW, Australia will summarize key mathematical concepts and language, and give you important tips on how to write mathematics successfully.

As a bonus, you'll get a quick and useful review of essential high school mathematics. These are the ideas and facts that leading universities, such as UNSW, expect you to know as a first year maths student.

So sign up to openlearning, join the course, and roll up your sleaves for some fun and challenges that will boost your comprehesion of mathematics---and smooth your way into first year university or college.