LNGC40059 - English for Academic Purposes 3

General Information

Unit Synopsis

The English for Academic Purposes 3 unit (EAP 3) will help you develop reading, writing, listening, speaking and study skills required for university study on courses with an entry level requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.5. By the end of the unit you will be able to: research, plan and write academic assignments e.g. a report; communicate and interact with your lecturers and peers in an academic setting; listen effectively for note-taking during lectures and tutorials; use academic reading skills to improve your reading speed and comprehension; give a presentation

Details

Level Non-award
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

For courses requiring English language entry level of 6.5 with no band less that 6.0, prerequisite is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent or successful completion of the CQUniversity Direct Entry course. No individual band score below 5.5,

For courses requiring English language entry level of 6.5 with no band less than 6.5, prerequisite is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent or successful completion of the CQUniversity Direct Entry course. No individual band score below 6.0.

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Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2018

Term 3 - 2018 Profile
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. In-class Test(s) 5%
2. In-class Test(s) 10%
3. Group Discussion 10%
4. In-class Test(s) 10%
5. Written Assessment 15%
6. In-class Test(s) 5%
7. In-class Test(s) 10%
8. Presentation 10%
9. In-class Test(s) 10%
10. Written Assessment 15%

This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

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Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Read and understand a range of academic written texts at a level of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5. You will be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of the following: a) understanding of textual organisation; b) interpreting visual diagrams and graphs; c) ability to identify gist, specific information and detail; d) an awareness of effective note-taking skills and strategies; e) summarising and paraphrasing f) awareness of how to synthesise and evaluate information in order to state an opinion.
  2. Listen to and understand a range of study and conversational contexts at a level of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5. This will include demonstrating an appropriate level of the following: a) ability to identify gist, specific information and detail; b) recognition of fact and opinion, d) awareness of audience, purpose and context; d) awareness of effective note-taking skills and strategies; e) awareness of how to synthesise and evaluate information in order to state an opinion.
  3. Demonstrate competence at a level of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 in the writing process to produce subject specific genres. This will include a) developing effective planning, drafting and editing skills and strategies; b) awareness of how to write different parts of academic texts; c) how to present and support an argument/point of view; c) presenting information in a graph or diagram; e) showing understanding of audience, purpose and context; f) use appropriate register and organisational structure; g) awareness of how to synthesise and evaluate information in order to produce written texts.
  4. Demonstrate confident and effective oral communication skills at a level of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 to contribute and interact appropriately in spoken academic contexts.
  5. Demonstrate awareness of the independent learning skills and strategies necessary for study at a tertiary level including using information literacy tools, understanding the concept of plagiarism and demonstrating awareness of referencing procedures and convention.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - In-class Test(s)
2 - In-class Test(s)
3 - Group Discussion
4 - In-class Test(s)
5 - Written Assessment
6 - In-class Test(s)
7 - In-class Test(s)
8 - Presentation
9 - In-class Test(s)
10 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Self Management
2 - Communication
3 - Information Literacy
4 - Information Technology Competence
5 - Problem Solving
6 - Critical Thinking
7 - Cross-Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical Practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
3 - Group Discussion
5 - Written Assessment
8 - Presentation
10 - Written Assessment
1 - In-class Test(s)
2 - In-class Test(s)
4 - In-class Test(s)
6 - In-class Test(s)
7 - In-class Test(s)
9 - In-class Test(s)