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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

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

Introduction

This unit provides underpinning skills, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study. You will learn practical skills and be introduced to concepts that you will apply in other units of study. These include effective study techniques, note-taking methods, reflective writing, giving oral presentations, time and stress management strategies, revision techniques, and exam preparation. In addition, you will explore theories surrounding motivation, critical thinking, and culture shock. The overarching aim of this unit is to support you to develop your learning style, and to be successful in your future university studies

Summary 2020

Unit name Learning at University
Unit code UPP010
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Pre-Degree
Coordinator

Simon Fraser, Amy Williams

Teaching staff

Simon Fraser, Sarah Dempster, Amy Williams

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

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

1. Apply skills, techniques and strategies for learning within the university environment.

2. Critically reflect on your learning experiences and skills’ development.

3. Describe and analyse how you fit into the University of Tasmania as a student.

4. Apply practical and academic skills and strategies to learn independently and work collaboratively with others.

Fees

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Two hour workshop and one hour tutorial weekly.

Assessment
  • Portfolio (70%)
  • Oral Presentation (Group) (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

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