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Unit Information
Academic Literacies
CUC100
School of Academic Language and Learning

Student Name: ____________________________________

Unit
Academic Literacies

Unit code
CUC100

School/Faculty
School of Academic Language & Learning;
Faculty of Law, Education, Business, & Arts

Duration
One semester

Credit
10 credit points

Assessment tasks
Four

For this unit you will need the following:
Unit Information (Online)
Core Readings (Online)
Weekly Learning Materials (Online)
2 Textbooks (via Bookshop):
Communicating at University: Skills for Success - Compulsory
Information Communication Technology at University: Skills for Success- Optional

Prepared by
Paul Black
Sharon Bridgeman
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CUC100 will help you to build these skills and to reflect on the value of university study and what it requires of you. The unit aims to give a solid foundation in the key “academic literacies” that will help you to succeed at university and beyond.
On completion of this unit you should be able to:
1. Reflect on and evaluate your own learning needs and your strategies for success in your university study and beyond;
2. Successfully make use of your new skills in academic writing, critical reading and thinking, and oral presentations;
3. Use your research skills to identify, access, evaluate, organise and reference information;
4. Make use of common computing skills, such as word processing, internet research, emailing, and visual presentation, and use of the university’s e-learning system: Learnline;
5. Understand that there are different ways of knowing within and between different cultures, and know how to apply the different ways of thinking and learning that are expected in a Western academic context;
6. Participate more confidently and actively at university (particularly CDU).

DO YOU ALREADY HAVE THESE SKILLS?
Go to p.5 of this Unit Information to find out about Recognition of Prior Learning.

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