Availabilities:

Location Domestic International
Coffs Harbour Session 1,  2,  3 Session 2,  3
Gold Coast Session 1,  2,  3 N/A
Lismore Session 1,  2,  3 Session 1,  2,  3
Online Session 1,  2,  3 N/A

Unit Summary

Unit type

Enabling Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

0

Level of learning

Introductory

Former School/College

SCU College

Unit aim

Prepares students for university study. Promotes independent learning by building an understanding of the culture of learning at university and creating a toolkit of learning strategies and skills. Students will engage in individual and group-based activities and develop a plan for their future study at university.

Unit content

Orientation for study at university

  • Structures
  • Language
  • Processes
  • Technologies

Self-management skills and strategies

  • Goal setting
  • Time management
  • Action planning

Academic skills

  • Study as an individual or Study in groups
  • Managing assessments

Goal setting and planning for future study

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of university culture by applying university language, processes and technologies to their own study
2 use academic, information literacy, and study skills and strategies in their learning
3 demonstrate teamwork skills for study
4 prepare and evaluate a plan for future study.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of university culture by applying university language, processes and technologies to their own study
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  2. use academic, information literacy, and study skills and strategies in their learning
    • GA6:
  3. demonstrate teamwork skills for study
    • GA6:
  4. prepare and evaluate a plan for future study.
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.