This discipline unit provides students with opportunities to build personal literacy, as well as the knowledge and skills to apply this in professional settings. Content topics will cover: literacy foundations, professional literacy, and academic literacy.
Unit contentTopic 1: Language and standards
Topic 2: Literacy across various content areas—Writing
Topic 3: Literacy across various content areas—Reading
Topic 4: Professional Literacy—Reading
Topic 5: Professional Literacy—Listening
Topic 6: Professional Literacy—Writing
Topic 7: Professional Literacy—Speaking
Topic 8: Academic Literacy—Reading
Topic 9: Academic Literacy—Writing
Topic 10: Review of Language, Grammar, and ICT
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate personal literacy competence to the high standard required for professional practice||Communication and social skills|
|2||analyse a range of texts for their text structure and language features||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|3||create a range of texts for a professional context||Communication and social skills|
|4||compose short responses displaying academic writing principles||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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