ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR TERTIARY STUDY A

EDU1ASA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Academic Skills for Tertiary Study is a subject designed to help students with the transition to university. Students learn about the structure and language needed to be successful in written work and tutorial presentations. This unit also models ways to improve essential skills such as critical thinking and analytical writing. Using a combination of face to face and on-line learning technology, the subject guides students through: the note-taking/making process (how to get the most from prescribed readingsand lectures); academic conventions in writing (how to consider audience andtone) and referencing (how to comply with academic integrity standards); the assignment writing process (how to plan and write cohesively structured assignments thataddress the topic);oral presentations (how to deliver a formal speech) and exam preparation. Learning is supported in an academically stimulating and supportive environment.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEDU1ASA BOOK OF READINGSPrescribedCOMPILED BY JENNIFER REEVES 2015N/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse an assignment question and find relevant material to form an appropriate response

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Read complex texts critically and take concise and useful notes

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Plan, structure, draft and write a cohesive and coherent academic text that addresses the topic

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

04. Deliver an oral presentation to the class that is informative and well structured.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1-hour final examinationHurdle requirement: students must pass the examination to pass the unit.20 01, 02
oral presentation and class exercises35 02, 04
1500 word essay45 01, 03

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1-hour final examinationHurdle requirement: students must pass the examination to pass the unit.20 01, 02
oral presentation and class exercises35 02, 04
1500 word essay45 01, 03

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1-hour final examinationHurdle requirement: students must pass the examination to pass the unit.20 01, 02
oral presentation and class exercises35 02, 04
1500 word essay45 01, 03

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1-hour final examinationHurdle requirement: students must pass the examination to pass the unit.20 01, 02
oral presentation and class exercises35 02, 04
1500 word essay45 01, 03

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1-hour final examinationHurdle requirement: students must pass the examination to pass the unit.20 01, 02
oral presentation and class exercises35 02, 04
1500 word essay45 01, 03