Unit details

ASC160 - Introduction to University Study

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 and trimester 3* (2011/2012)

*Off campus only

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:N Burdess
Incompatible with:

EAD103

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit helps students to develop the skills required for successful university study. They include:
(1) a range of organisational skills, including: time management, getting the most from lectures and tutorials, and maximising the chances of doing well in exams;
(2) written communication skills, to help with the 100,000+ words students write during their undergraduate career, including: essay planning and structure, abstracts and reviews, academic writing conventions, general writing practices, and working with diagrams and tables; and
(3) information retrieval skills, including efficient searching of: the library catalogue, journal databases, and World Wide Web pages.

Assessment

One 800-word paper (20%), one 1600-word paper (40%), closed-book exam(40%).

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$680$680$1988$2181

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.


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