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Area/Catalogue
CURR 3021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163601

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1 & 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4 & 6)

Course aim

The aim of this course is to prepare UniSA Online students for successful online study through the development of knowledge, skills and affective qualities that promote success in higher education.

Course content

This course is designed to prepare students for success in the UniSA Online learning environment. Students will investigate a topic related to the future challenges of their discipline area, which will help to prepare for further study and graduate careers. Students will learn how to summarise academic articles, critically analyse texts, generate ideas, interpret data, find images and other supporting material for academic studies, write a report, demonstrate academic integrity and reference sources of information. The course will introduce many relevant digital tools and explore how these can be used to conduct research, complete online assessments and more. The skills and approaches learned throughout this course will help prepare students for success in undergraduate programs.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Portfolio 2,500 words 60% N/A
Report 2,000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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