Courses & Units

Workplace Literacy BAA514

Hobart

Introduction

This course will provide students with an overview of the basic requirements for workplace literacy and typical forms where workplace literacy may be represented. During the course workplace literacy will be studied using experiential learning opportunities. Students will develop transferrable workplace literacy skills and knowledge through activities in a simulated workplace environment. Through role-play, group and individual case study analyses, reflective blogs, face-to-face and online discussions, and presentations, students will develop literacy skills to meet the demands of busy workplace environments.

Summary

Unit name Workplace Literacy
Unit code BAA514
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Coordinator

Mr Rene Kling

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

LO1demonstrate knowledge and skills of basic workplace literacy.
LO2demonstrate critical thinking skills to analyse literature, theory and case studies and provide written reports.
LO3demonstrate use of business technology.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,702.00 100799

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Assessment

Quiz (10%), Business email (15%), Presentation (40%), Case Study (35%).

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Textbooks

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