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Thinking and Writing at University develops and assesses those thinking and literacy skills essential to study at a university level. There is a particular focus on critical thinking and the development of an argument in an essay, as well as information literacy (the ability to collect and evaluate information from appropriate sources). ESH100 also introduces you to important learning strategies that enable you to engage fully in your academic studies. This unit introduces skills that will be further developed in Faculty of Education courses, and is available as an elective unit in other degree programs.
The ESH100 unit focuses on:
* Interpreting and presenting arguments.
* Distinguishing fact and opinion.
* Paragraph and essay structure.
* Collecting, critically evaluating and synthesising appropriate evidence.
* Developing and embedding an argument in a logical and coherent essay.
|Unit name||Thinking and Writing at University|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Ms Roie Thomas
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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On-Campus students: 1 hr Lecture - Week 1 only: 2 hr tutorial - Weeks 2-13
Online students: Lecture, weekly activities and discussions
Task 1: Opinion piece (20%). Task 2: Essay plan (30%). Task 3: Essay (50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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