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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)
|Unit chair:||M Clarke|
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.
One 800-word paper (20%), one 1600-word paper (40%), closed-book exam(40%).
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