Reading in Academic Contexts (EAPL5153)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable students to read and understand complex texts independently on familiar and unfamiliar topics, to summarise and synthesise information across a range of complex texts for a specific purpose.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
 
Topics include: 

- The tertiary learning environment and e-learning technologies, including Moodle
- Aspects of bicultural and multi cultural New Zealand, appropriate for the level and context, and including texts on M?tauranga M?ori
- Learning strategies, including working with others, setting goals, reflective practice, research strategies, maximising opportunities for learning
- Autonomous learning strategies
- The nature, process and purposes of reading. Ways of processing a written text.
- Reading strategies. Making use of all the resources in the text.
- Improving reading speed.
- Extensive reading in various subject areas.
- Summarising and synthesising skills.
- Questioning and critical reading.
- Recognising rhetorical organisation and features of academic genres. Identifying purpose and tone. Understanding figurative language.
- Academic text cohesion and coherence. Recognising and interpreting cohesive devices.
- The vocabulary problem. Vocabulary learning strategies.
- Academic word list (AWL). General Service List (GSL).
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: 1730

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Feb 18 - 9 Apr 18 LectureMonday14:30 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-1008)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 LectureThursday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (170-2066)
30 Apr 18 - 18 Jun 18 LectureMonday14:30 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-1008)
3 May 18 - 21 Jun 18 LectureThursday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (170-2066)

Class: 1731

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 LectureWednesday10:30 - 13:00 Mt Albert (182-1002)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LectureFriday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (170-1013)
2 May 18 - 20 Jun 18 LectureWednesday10:30 - 13:00 Mt Albert (182-1002)
4 May 18 - 22 Jun 18 LectureFriday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (170-1013)

Class: 5066

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2035)
18 Oct 17 - 15 Nov 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2035)
28 Jul 17 - 29 Sep 17 LectureFriday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (170-2068)
20 Oct 17 - 17 Nov 17 LectureFriday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (170-2068)

Class: 5067

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday08:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (170-2031)
16 Oct 17 - 13 Nov 17 LectureMonday08:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (170-2031)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LectureThursday12:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (115-1008)
19 Oct 17 - 16 Nov 17 LectureThursday12:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (115-1008)

Class: 5543. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5544. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5545. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 8143

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Sep 17 - 13 Nov 17 LectureMonday09:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (170-2033)
27 Sep 17 - 15 Nov 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2031)
27 Nov 17 - 18 Dec 17 LectureMonday09:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (170-2033)
29 Nov 17 - 20 Dec 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2031)
8 Jan 18 - 29 Jan 18 LectureMonday09:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (170-2033)
10 Jan 18 - 31 Jan 18 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2031)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Arts (English as an Additional Language), New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 5).

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