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- 13 Jul 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Identify and reflect on academic literacy strategies, processes and requirements and how these might support you to achieve academic success.
- Demonstrate and enact knowledge and understanding of policies and practices relating to academic integrity.
- Use digital search tools and develop strategies to find and critically assess credible, accurate and reliable scholarly material.
- Use a range of technologies and media to construct and communicate ideas, concepts and knowledge informed by critical engagement with the literature.
- Getting Started
- Academic Literacy and Learning
- Reflecting on Literacies
- Academic integrity and attribution
- Living in a digital world
- Contemporary issues in education
- Constructing an academic argument
- Academic writing
- Digital communication
- Digital presentation
- The Portfolio of Evidence
- Building your digital portfolio
- It’s a wrap
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This subject prepares you for academic success at the start of your university studies. You will reflect on your own academic literacies necessary for your study and your new role as a pre-service teacher. This role includes the requirement to undertake national numeracy and literacy testing for initial teacher education students which is mandated by the Australian Government. You will begin your ‘portfolio of evidence’ which will develop as you progress through your teacher education course.
You will investigate and apply concepts of academic integrity, incorporating referencing conventions, and learn about online communication, the use of social media and other ethical aspects. You will develop your academic writing and practice these skills through a supported writing task. You will also learn about digital literacies and the use of technologies to support your academic work. In summary, the unit identifies and then elaborates on expectations in relation to a range of essential academic literacies and links to the professional application of these literacies for pre-service teachers.
- Online quizzes (25%)
- Personal reflection on literacies (20%)
- Academic argument (30%)
- Digital artifact (25%)
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.