Writing in Academic Contexts (EAPL5154)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To write extended, crafted, logically structured and consistently coherent texts appropriate to audience and purpose, using a wide range of text types, synthesising, evaluating and applying information and arguments from a range of sources.
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 the context
- Learning strategies, including working with others, setting goals, reflective practice, research strategies, maximising opportunities for learning
- The good language learner
- Autonomous learning strategies
- The writing process
- Research skills and sources of information
- Direct quoting, paraphrasing and summarising
- Referencing and academic style and conventions
- Main academic genres, structuring a range of short and extended academic genres
- Academic text cohesion and coherence
- Strategies for autonomous language learning, including e-learning and Moodle
- Sentence level accuracy, types of sentences and clauses, sentence structure issues
- Writing strategies for tests and exams
- Academic Word List
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: 1732. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 1733. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5068

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LabThursday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-1055)
19 Oct 17 - 16 Nov 17 LabThursday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-1055)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday11:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (182-2002)
17 Oct 17 - 14 Nov 17 LectureTuesday11:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (182-2002)

Class: 5069

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Sep 17 - 14 Nov 17 LectureTuesday09:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (170-2033)
28 Sep 17 - 16 Nov 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1060)
28 Nov 17 - 19 Dec 17 LectureTuesday09:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (170-2033)
30 Nov 17 - 21 Dec 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1060)
9 Jan 18 - 30 Jan 18 LectureTuesday09:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (170-2033)
11 Jan 18 - 1 Feb 18 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1060)

Class: 5546. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5547. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5548. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 7443

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (182-2002)
28 Jul 17 - 29 Sep 17 LabFriday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (170-1055)
17 Oct 17 - 14 Nov 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (182-2002)
20 Oct 17 - 17 Nov 17 LabFriday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (170-1055)
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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