This unit introduces the skills of academic writing by examining broad conventions. In this unit you will learn how to analyse assessment questions, plan and structure essays, build an academic language set, and write for the academic environment. To enable you to practise and apply your writing skills, you will complete individual journal pieces and an essay. This core unit in the University Preparation Program uses a series of micro themes to develop critical writing and research skills and to provoke interest in a range of disciplines. This introductory unit will prepare you for UPP026 (Academic Writing) and Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree writing.
|Unit name||Writing in Practice|
Lisa Amerikanos, Rory Jeffs
|Available as student elective?||No|
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1. Plan and create forms of writing for an academic context
2. Communicate using academic conventions
3. Source, locate, evaluate, and integrate academic sources
On Campus students: 2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop
Off Campus students: 2 hour weekly online workshop (optional)
AT1: Writing Journal 1 (25%)
AT2: Writing Journal 2 (25%)
AT3: Academic Essay (50%)
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