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Learning Uni Style
Give your university preparation a boost as you develop the skills you’ll need to succeed. Work on areas including time management, study techniques, note taking, research and referencing, while you get a taste of university culture.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to have:
- study skills such as time management and organisation and interpersonal communication
- academic skills including academic reading, writing, oral communication, critical thinking, information seeking and management, and use of learning technologies (e.g. computers and libraries)
- conceptual understandings of: the nature, process and possibilities of university study,
- attributes that promote success at university such as persistence, self-management and commitment.
- Study skills
English competence as per Murdoch University policy is a prerequisite requirement of this subject.
- Equipment requirements - Need ability to record video and voice (this can be the inbuilt camera and microphone of their computer).
Learning Uni Style is the first subject in the FlexiTrack university preparation course that qualifies you to apply directly for any undergraduate degree at Murdoch University that has an indicative ATAR of 70 or less. It is designed to develop skills that are relevant to any degree program. This subject 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.
Please Note: This subject is only available for Domestic Students.
Please Note: All students studying at Murdoch University will need to complete the compulsory unit, Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP100), which only takes 2-3 hours to complete online. Find out more: http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/MurdochAcademicPassport.
- Appropriate Referencing and Paraphrasing Quiz (10%)
- Reading Summary (20%)
- Reflective Writing Piece: Opinion vs Position (30%)
- Module Reflective Video Learning Journal (5 minutes in total) (30%)
- Multiple Choice Mini Quizzes (10%)
- Reflective Blog (0%)