Courses & Units

Using Technology UPP055

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Note:

The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.

Introduction

This unit provides you with the information technology skills, procedures and strategies necessary to function effectively in a University environment. This unit aims to improve your skills, knowledge and understanding of computers, as applied in a learning environment, through the development of presentations, communications and research in a wide variety of situations and circumstances.

Summary

Unit name Using Technology
Unit code UPP055
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Division of University College
University College
Discipline Pre-Degree
Coordinator

Dr Robert Kildare

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 020399

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

Teaching Pattern

One hour lecture and two hour workshop per week.

Assessment

Communication and Basic Skills 20%

Word Document 20%

PowerPoint Presentation 25%

Excel Spreadsheet 25%

MyLO Quiz 10%

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Textbooks

Required

No required text. 

A Student Guide (reader) is required - information will be provided at the start of semester.

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