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Unit of Study WRI20004 - Writing Lives (2015)

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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 demonstrate an understanding of auto/biographical theory and practice
2 demonstrate an ability to devise and develop a creative project within a life-writing genre of their own choosing
3 analyse and interpret a range of critical approaches (for example, feminist, post structural and postcolonial) relevant to auto/biography
4 analyse the representations of the subject within discourse and practices of culture
5 identify their own place within those cultural enterprises in which the multiple meanings of the subject are negotiated and performed in the writing of auto/biography.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of auto/biographical theory and practice
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  2. demonstrate an ability to devise and develop a creative project within a life-writing genre of their own choosing
    • GA2:
  3. analyse and interpret a range of critical approaches (for example, feminist, post structural and postcolonial) relevant to auto/biography
    • GA1:
  4. analyse the representations of the subject within discourse and practices of culture
    • GA7:
  5. identify their own place within those cultural enterprises in which the multiple meanings of the subject are negotiated and performed in the writing of auto/biography.
    • GA2:
    • GA7: