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|Offered at:||(B, G, W, X)|
Trimester 1 and trimester 3* (2010/2011)
*Off campus only
|Unit chair:||N Burdess|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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.
One 800-word paper (20%), one 1600-word paper (40%), closed-book exam(40%).
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