Introduction to Uni Culture
- 31 Jul 2023
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At the completion of this subject students would be able to:
- Demonstrate student-behaviours, and describe expectations, associated with successful university study, including academic integrity and reflective practice
- Demonstrate university study skills such as note-taking, researching literature, referencing, and critically evaluating academic argument
- Communicate ideas, theories, and analysis orally and in writing with adherence to academic conventions
- Engage in regular reflection on learning progress, including social and emotional learning
- Apply a range of independent and collaborative learning skills such as time management, self-regulation, effective communication and teamwork to complete tasks within set timelines
- Introduction to Uni Culture is a foundational unit designed to introduce students to university learning and demystify university culture. It will ease students into this new learning environment and start to develop academic skills such as reading and note-making, academic writing, punctuation and grammar, referencing and summarising. This unit explores the relationship between the university and undergraduate students. Our understanding of the university is enhanced if we look at it as a culture: a set of shared ideas, language and practices embraced by those who have become successful members of the culture.
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Introduction to Uni Culture is designed to develop skills that are relevant to any degree program. This unit consists of a series of engaging topics, interactive activities and assignments which introduce students to university culture and build on academic skills such as reading and note-making and referencing.
- Academic Skills Quizes (30%)
- Completion of MAP (5%)
- Oral Summary and Critical analysis (10%)
- Reflective Journal Part A (25%)
- Reflective Journal Part B (20%)
- Workshop Participation (10%)
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