Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
July, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 250 hours (including 100 hours of programmed self-directed learning) |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Master of English in a Global Context. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
Study Period Commencement:
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:
CoordinatorMrs Susan Worthington
Program Coordinator: Burim Boonwirat
Phone: 9810 3318
This subject develops students’ English language competency across the four macro skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The focus is on understanding the structure of written and spoken academic, research and business texts, writing & speaking for various professional and academic purposes and in different forms, analysing spoken and written arguments and acquiring, using specific vocabulary and concepts, and making effective presentations. It develops participants’ research, critical thinking, reading and writing skills as well as their ability to plan and write a review of literature and make a research-topic-related presentation fluently and confidently. Students research, synthesise, write and present on a topic that is relevant to their field of study. The subject has a supported experiential learning emphasis.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Paraphrasing, summarising, referencing and macro skills tasks: 2000 words in total, due throughout semester, 20%
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.hawthornenglish.com/MEGC_info.html|
Master of English in a Global Context |
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