Courses & Units

Learning at University UPP010

Cradle Coast, Hobart, Launceston

Note:

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

Introduction

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in other units. You will explore concepts such as strengths-based learning, engagement and flow, motivation, work/life balance, resilience strategies, critical thinking, and work styles. In addition, you will learn and utilise practical skills such as reflective writing, preparing oral presentations, productivity, transferable skills, goal setting, research methods, career investigation, expository writing, mind mapping and effective study techniques.
The overarching aim of this unit is to provide you with the recognition of your strengths and skills, strategies to develop confidence as a student and to be successful in your future university studies.

Summary

Unit name Learning at University
Unit code UPP010
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Pre-Degree
Coordinator Miss Amy Williams|Ms Florence Ko
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Foundation

Availability

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

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 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Develop skills, techniques and strategies for learning within the university environment
  • Critically reflect on learning experiences and skills to generate plans for development
  • Describe and apply academic concepts and skills to work independently and collaboratively
  • Investigate a field of inquiry using academic research methods
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
079999 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus students: 3hr workshop (face-to-face) and 1hr online workshop preparation session per fortnight.

AssessmentAT2: Oral Presentation (30%)|AT1: Journal Reflection (15%)|AT4: Unit Reflection (25%)|AT3: Short Essay (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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