- Introduction to Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Physical Principles of Chemistry
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Virtual Classroom
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
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This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.
Essentials of Chemistry is an introductory subject for students with minimal background or no previous study in chemistry. The subject introduces chemistry topics with a real-world focus to prepare students for further studies in chemistry and related fields of science. The subject will introduce and reinforce chemistry concepts, knowledge and skills in chemistry to enable students to apply chemical principles and practice during their studies and in future employment.
Module 1: General Chemistry (6 weeks) covers matter, atoms, the periodic table, chemical bonding, naming compounds, molecular geometry, atomic masses, the mole and chemical reactions.
Module 2: Organic Chemistry (3 weeks) covers alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and arenes, functional groups and reaction types.
Module 3: Physical Chemistry (3 weeks) covers gases, energy in chemistry, chemical kinetics, equilibria, acids and bases.
- Module Assessment Quizzes (1500 word equiv) (40%)
- Scenario-based Problems (1250 word equiv) (30%)
- Practical Exercises (750 word equiv) (20%)
- Topic discussions (500 word equiv) (10%)
Textbook information is pending.
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