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Unit of Study WRIT3001 - Theories of Text and Culture (2023)

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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:

differentiate between major contemporary theories about writing and written texts and the relationship of texts to cultural practices

recognise the theoretical positions underlying particular critical approaches to writing and textual analysis

understand the significance of the social and cultural contexts in which texts are made and read

apply literary theories to textual analysis in a range of academic writing forms.

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Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
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  • The referencing system for this Unit is Harvard. Please see here for a Harvard referencing guide.

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