ACADEMIC WRITING

EDU0AC2

2021

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject enables students to develop skills in researching, planning, drafting and editing an essay for academic purposes. Students identify the conventions and purpose of academic essay writing and the development and anchoring of an academic argument. All stages of the essay writing process are supported by peer review and lecturer feedback. Assessments include an annotated bibliography, an essay plan and a final essay draft.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesAnalysis and peer discussion of research article. Including peer review. Identification and critical summary of research article. Planning, developing, drafting, editing and refining a research essay including an annotated bibliography.

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. Identify, source, critically analyse, organise and reference research materials to support an opinion
02. Analyse an essay question, form an opinion and develop an academic argument in response
03. Recognise and apply the principles of essay writing for academic purposes
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*

Academic Essay Plan (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Annotated Bibliography (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Final essay (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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*

Academic Essay Plan (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Annotated Bibliography (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Final essay (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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*

Academic Essay Plan (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Annotated Bibliography (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Final essay (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Academic Essay Plan (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Annotated Bibliography (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Final essay (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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*

Academic Essay Plan (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Annotated Bibliography (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Final essay (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 8
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 8 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Academic Essay Plan (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Annotated Bibliography (250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Final essay (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3