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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

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Unit name Introduction to Academic Writing
Unit code UPP025
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Pre-Degree
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Plan and create forms of writing for an academic context.
  2. Communicate using academic conventions
  3. Source, locate, evaluate, and integrate academic sources




Teaching Pattern

Two hour lecture and one hour tutorial weekly.

  • Assessment Task 1: Writing journal 1: This journal focuses on language, form and structure (20%)
  • Assessment Task 2: Writing journal 2: This journal focuses on argument development and source integration (30%)
  • Assessment Task 3: Academic Essay: This essay is based on research and source evaluation (50%)
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The briefest English Grammar and Punctuation Guide Ever!: Get your head around the basics, UNSW Press (2011)

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