Details for Introduction to Academic Writing and Research
New to university studies & it all seems too hard? Worried about writing essay papers? Or where to begin researching? Or you feel confident in writing, but want to learn the skills of evaluating the masses of information we are bombarded with? This unit is for you! It will give you the tools of how to succeed in your undergraduate academic studies. It will examine how you learn, plus challenge you to think deeper, wider and more creatively. It will also encourage you in how to critically evaluate and reflect on information. Plus develop your skills in how to put it all together in an essay paper or oral presentation.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Unit code: RES101
- Credit points: 10
- Total workload hours per week: 10
- Number of timetabled hours per week: 3 *
The unit Introduction to Academic Writing and Research is part of the subject area Research and is offered as a part of the following Awards: Bachelor of Contemporary Ministry (Alphacrucis College (NSW Dept. of Education)).
This subjects aims to foster the academic skills required for undergraduate student success.
- Identify personal learning styles
- Understand the research process
- Thinking creatively and critically
- Acquire academic writing skills
- Develop competence in academic referencing
- Oral presentation skills
This course may be offered in the following formats
Lectures, small group work, presentations, online activities
Reflective learning journal (20%); Sample Writing pieces (40%, 2500 words accumulative); Online/In-class quizzes (30%); Oral Presentation (10%)
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