ACADEMIC CULTURE

EDU0AC1

2021

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to academic culture and different forms of academic communication. Students examine the conventions of academic culture and identify strategies to support learning success. They compare the purposes of different genres of academic communication in the context of discipline differences and are introduced to the concept of academic integrity. Students develop transferable skills in time-management, note-taking, academic writing, critical reading, case study analysis and online learning. Assessments are low stakes and include text summary and written comprehension as well as text analysis.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesComparative discussion of past learning experiences and current learning environment including student voice activities. Organising information into report structured learning activities including comparison of academic genres activity (essay and report)

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise and apply the specific characteristics of academic communication and culture
02. Compare different academic genres and styles and identify their requirements required for specific purposes
03. Identify and apply study and learning strategies in an online academic environment
04. Identify principles of academic integrity and relate them to the attribution of work

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Text analysis and written comprehension (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Growth mindset summary and analysis (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Plagiarism case study and discussion (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Text analysis and written comprehension (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Growth mindset summary and analysis (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Plagiarism case study and discussion (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Text analysis and written comprehension (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Growth mindset summary and analysis (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Plagiarism case study and discussion (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 51
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Text analysis and written comprehension (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Growth mindset summary and analysis (350 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Plagiarism case study and discussion (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4