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Unit of Study ENG00406 - Theories of Text and Culture (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 differentiate between major contemporary theories about writing and written texts and the relationship of texts to cultural practices
2 recognise the theoretical positions underlying particular critical approaches to writing and textual analysis
3 understand the significance of, the social and cultural contexts in which texts are made and read
4 analyse texts from a number of theoretical perspectives.

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

  1. differentiate between major contemporary theories about writing and written texts and the relationship of texts to cultural practices
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  2. recognise the theoretical positions underlying particular critical approaches to writing and textual analysis
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. understand the significance of, the social and cultural contexts in which texts are made and read
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  4. analyse texts from a number of theoretical perspectives.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.