Not offered in 2018
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
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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