Units of Study

ARTS7000 - Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Louise Cecelia Katz
Phone: +61 2 9036 5099
Email: louise.katz@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study is designed to support International students in developing an understanding of critical analysis and its use as an effective basis for argument. Students will be introduced to the critical and communication practices appropriate to postgraduate study in the humanities. They will develop key attributes in the areas of research and inquiry, ethical, social and professional understanding, and communication relevant to their academic studies and in preparation for their professional lives.

Assessments

1x500wd critical analysis exercise (20%), 1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x2500wd reflection journal (20%), 1x seminar presentation equivalent to 500 words (20%), participation (5%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr seminar/week

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