ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

EDU0EA1

2019

Credit points: 5

Subject outline



This subject is designed for learners who have already undertaken some pre-university English language study (e.g.: English for Academic Purposes) but who wish to develop higher proficiency to enable success with further study. Focus is on the appropriate use of language in an academic settings and on strategies for using language to navigate inter cultural difference at university. Through interactive learning tasks and assessments students develop abilities inlistening to, reading and writing a range of English language texts while improving critical literacy and digital capacity. Focus is on transferable skills including researching,note taking and academic writing.



SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission in Tertiary Enabling Program (ETPPO)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Express facts, ideas and opinions in writing using correct mechanics of English

Activities:
Interactive forum peer engagement Text Analysis and written comprehension Essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Apply a range of reading strategies to critically examine and respond to texts from different disciplines

Activities:
Subject assigned readings and subject online discussion. Text analysis and written comprehension
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Identify principles of academic integrity and apply them to the synthesis of information, including paraphrasing.

Activities:
Summary and referencing task Argumentative essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, Online StudyPeriod 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Summary and referencing task (250 wds)Students summarise a provided short academic text and correctly reference it in APA620 01, 02, 03
Text analysis and written comprehension (350 wds)Students respond to comprehension questions, and complete a short analysis of a provided text.30 01, 02, 03
Argumentative Essay (650 words)Students develop a written argument on an allocated topic.50 01, 02, 03