Academic Skills for Success

EDU10024 Online

Contact hours

  • Fully Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3 Teaching Period 1

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21

Dates:
14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

Census:
8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22

More teaching periods
Teaching Period 2 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

Results:
1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

Census:
5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


Aims and objectives

In the context of exploring a current contemporary issue, students will learn the key academic and study skills to set them up for academic success.


Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Engage with and develop content knowledge related to the unit theme Contemporary issues in Australian family life
2. Draw on this content to develop key academic skills necessary for success in university study, including: managing time, identifying learning goals, planning and researching assignments, academic reading skills, documenting of sources.
3. Understand the nature of an academic argument and critical thinking in university study, including the ability to analyse and evaluate a range of different textual resources.
4. Identify the characteristics of effective written communication in academic contexts, and apply this knowledge to the preparation of a range of written assignments
5. Reflect on and self-evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of one’s personal academic performance, including identification of strategies for future development