Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
Clayton First semester 2013 (Day)
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Andrew Johnson|
Previously coded ENH1250
Students will acquire skills and knowledge in the genre of the tertiary-level academic essay: these will be transferable to all writing in all subjects students undertake. We will study techniques of planning and idea generation. We will acquire a solid foundation in grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage and style. We will develop research techniques, and correct techniques in the use of sources (referencing, quoting, paraphrasing, and the avoidance of plagiarism). We will study and apply techniques of argumentation. We will study skills in the genre of academic writing, and we will develop skills in oral presentation, drafting, and editing and proofreading.
By successfully completing this unit students will:
Oral presentation: 10%
3 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour seminar) per week