|Coffs Harbour||Session 1||Session 1|
|Gold Coast||Session 1||Session 1|
|Lismore||Session 1||Session 1|
Study Period 6
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, professional literacy, and academic literacy.
Topic 1: Being a Successful Student
Topic 2: Understanding Language and Literacy – Fundamental Concepts
Topic 3: Language and Literacy Across Different Contexts – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
Topic 4: Professional Literacy – Reading
Topic 5: Professional Literacy – Writing
Topic 6: Professional Literacy – Viewing, Listening and Speaking
Topic 7: Academic Literacy – Reading
Topic 8: Academic Literacy – Writing Paragraphs and Essays
Topic 9: Academic Literacy – Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Proof Reading
Topic 10: Academic Literacy – Revision and Exam Preparation
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||Intellectual rigour||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|
- No prescribed texts.
Study Period 6
- Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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