Faculty of Arts
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Previously coded ENH1260
Students will revise or learn the basics of grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, research methods, document planning and design/layout techniques, and basic proofreading and copy and structural editing approaches. Plain English style, jargon and readability in documents will be studied. These fundamentals will be used to create letters, memos and emails, reports, online text and job application letters and resumes. The argument of the major report will be reinforced by an oral presentation. In the modern workplace, the generic, transferable or soft skills of communication are highly valued, and the ability to be able to write well is one of the most important of these skills.
Students successfully completing this unit will be able to:
Writing skills test: 20%
This unit applies to the following area(s) of study