AIX160 - Introduction to University Study
|Year||2016 unit information|
Student quotas apply to the Burwood (Melbourne) Campus and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) offerings of this unit.
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
ASC160, EAD102, EAD103, EAD110, EAD111
Campus mode: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
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 classes and seminars, 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.
Research and Writing Exercise, 20%, 800 words
Research and Writing Exercise, 40%, 1600 words