Faculty of Arts
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The unit may be offered as part of the Summer Arts ProgramSummer Arts Program (http://www.monash.edu/students/courses/arts/summer-program.html).
This unit will provide students with the opportunity to develop existing skills in the following areas: reading, writing, discussion, note-taking, locating sources, referencing, exam revision, writing critiques, and familiarity with key concepts in the humanities and social sciences. This unit makes these skills its focus and these skills are taught around and through a generalist, foundational or cross disciplinary content with reference to broad conceptual frameworks relevant to Arts units. This unit may be of benefit to: International students, students who have completed VCE ESL, mature-age students and students who wish to focus on the acquisition of academic language and study skills.
The study skills unit introduces or re-familiarises students with key abilities required for the Bachelor of Arts degree. On successful completion, students will be able to:
Within semester assessment: 80%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
See also Unit timetable information