Academic Literacies (KCDE1101)


Students must be able to read academic language to undertake tertiary study, while being able to write in academic language is a general requirement for success in any university course. Advanced literacy is also an essential requirement for successful and effective teachers. This unit of study provides students with the academic literacy skills necessary to commence university study and succeed. It also introduces students to online resources to support their writing and study, and ensures they have proficiency in using ICT to communicate effectively with students, caregivers and communities, and monitor and report student achievement.

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summary & report writing (30%) and critical reading (30%) and essay writing (40%)

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