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Unit Summary

Unit type

Enabling Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

SCU College

Unit aim

Introduces students to the culture of academic enquiry. The skills developed in this unit focus on self management and critical thinking, academic reading, writing, and academic integrity.

Unit content

Managing self and growth mindset

Finding, evaluating, critically analysing texts

The culture of writing in a university context

The culture of learning in a university context including awareness of academic integrity

 

 

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 self management strategies to learning and studying
2 Read and comprehend written texts including quantitative aspects
3 Apply awareness of academic integrity in assessment tasks
4 Demonstrate writing in a university context

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

  1. Apply self management strategies to learning and studying
  2. Read and comprehend written texts including quantitative aspects
  3. Apply awareness of academic integrity in assessment tasks
  4. Demonstrate writing in a university context

Prescribed texts

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