Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit seeks to prepare you for academic success at the start of your university studies. In this unit you will reflect on your own literacies in light of the academic literacy requirements required for your study and your new role as a pre-service teacher. This will include the requirement to undertake national numeracy and literacy testing for initial teacher education students mandated by the Australian Government and the expectation that you will develop a 'portfolio of evidence' as you progress through your teacher education course. You will investigate and apply concepts of academic integrity incorporating referencing conventions and learn about online communication, the use of social media and other ethical aspects. The unit will then provide you with an opportunity to develop your academic writing and practice these skills in through a supported writing task. You will also learn about digital literacies and the use of technologies to support your academic work. In summary, the unit identifies and then elaborates expectations in relation to a range of essential academic literacies and links to the professional application of these literacies for pre-service teachers.
|Unit name||Academic Literacies|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Jennifer Masters
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,969.00||070101|
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.
1 x 1 hr preparation tasks, 1 x 2 hr workshop (13 weeks) Or
Online: Learning modules
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