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Coffs Harbour
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Unit Summary

Unit type

Enabling Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/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 evaluate learning strategies 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 using effective learning strategies at university

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 Demonstrate an understanding of university culture by applying university language, processes and technologies to learning and assessments
2 Use academic and information literacy, and study skills / strategies in learning and assessments
3 Critically evaluate learning strategies and adaptations 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 learning and assessments
  2. Use academic and information literacy, and study skills / strategies in learning and assessments
  3. Critically evaluate learning strategies and adaptations for future study

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

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