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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast
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Lismore
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Unit description

Considers English as a language of communication for participation in society. It provides students with opportunities to demonstrate English language and literacy usage to the high standard required for professional practice.

Unit content

Module 1: The Literacy Demands of the 21st Century
 
Module 2: Literacy for All
 
Module 3: Concepts of writing and composition I for professionals 
 
Module 4: Concepts of writing and composition II for professionals 
 
Module 5: Speaking and listening professionally
 
Module 6: Concepts of reading and viewing for professional learning
 

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate knowledge and understandings of the pervasive nature of English and literacy and their role in everyday situations
2demonstrate personal literacy to the high standard required for professional practice
3analyse a range of texts for their text structure and language features
4create a range of texts for a professional context

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understandings of the pervasive nature of English and literacy and their role in everyday situations
  2. demonstrate personal literacy to the high standard required for professional practice
  3. analyse a range of texts for their text structure and language features
  4. create a range of texts for a professional context

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
QuizSR
Portfolio 150%
Portfolio 250%

Teaching method
Workshop 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
QuizSR
Portfolio 150%
Portfolio 250%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
QuizSR
Portfolio 150%
Portfolio 250%

Teaching method
Workshop 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
QuizSR
Portfolio 150%
Portfolio 250%
Notice

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