Academic Literacy for Early Childhood Studies (EDUC5914)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To explore a range of academic study, research, referencing and writing skills and tools in order to provide a foundation for early childhood research and study.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: HSDV5142.
Topics include: 

Topics/Content outline (may include but limited to)
Introduction to academic study skills
Learning styles
Note taking
Reading for understanding
Library research skills
Using online resources and tools
Accessing academic support
Academic Writing
Planning an essay
Essay format and structure (including organisation and paragraph structure)
Developing a PowerPoint
Research
Accessing academic resources
Reading for understanding (links to content in academic study skills)
Introduction to critical thinking
Referencing
APA referencing tools and conventions
Academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism
Endnote
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2136. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5966. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 6345

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Sep 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday13:00 - 14:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
16 Oct 17 - 16 Oct 17 LectureMonday13:00 - 14:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
31 Jul 17 - 4 Sep 17 LectureMonday13:00 - 14:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
30 Oct 17 - 20 Nov 17 LectureMonday13:00 - 14:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
2 Aug 17 - 6 Sep 17 LectureWednesday09:00 - 10:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
27 Sep 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday09:00 - 10:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
18 Oct 17 - 18 Oct 17 LectureWednesday09:00 - 10:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
1 Nov 17 - 22 Nov 17 LectureWednesday09:00 - 10:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education).

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