Availabilities:

Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Gold Coast
Session1,3
Session1,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Lismore
Melbourne N/A
Session1,2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Perth N/A
Session1,2,3
Sydney N/A
Session1,2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

SCU College

Unit aim

Introduces students to learning skills for university study, communication skills, and reading and writing conventions within university discipline focused study. Students will develop understanding of, and skills in, digital literacies within SCU environment, a variety of academic writing genres relevant to their discipline of study, and principles and application of academic integrity.

Unit content

Introduction to academic and learning skills

Principles of academic Integrity

Critical reading

Academic writing

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 apply independent learning and self-management strategies to their studies.
2 identify and use different forms of communication relevant to a discipline.
3 apply principles of academic integrity to individual work.

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

  1. apply independent learning and self-management strategies to their studies.
  2. identify and use different forms of communication relevant to a discipline.
  3. apply principles of academic integrity to individual work.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

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