Courses & Units

Introduction to General Studies in Dementia in Australia CAD003

Hobart

Note:

This foundation unit is fully online

Introduction

In this unit, CAD003 General Studies in Dementia Care, you will cover three key areas: writing for success in tertiary study, study skills and critical thinking skills. This unit will develop your self-motivation, time management, planning, organisation and literacy skills. Learning modules to specifically teach these skills will be available. In this unit you will also begin to develop learning skills that will be useful throughout your university career. These include listening and reading effectively, taking notes, using visual learning tools, learning how to structure and write essays and reports and developing critical thinking skills. In researching for your assignments, you will begin to build your critical thinking skills. You will begin to examine claims about facts and expressions of opinion in order to assess their credibility and accuracy and to identify any bias.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to General Studies in Dementia in Australia
Unit code CAD003
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Helen Ceperkovic

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-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
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $9,056.00 060101

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.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities

Assessment

Reflective writing (20%), Note taking and summarising (10%) Essay1 (25%),Online Quiz (10%) Major Essay (35%),

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Textbooks

Required

Cottrell, Stella (2013) The Study Skills Handbook, 4th edition Palgrave Macmillan

Recommended

Co-op Bookshop links

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