Introduction to Academic Language, Literacy and Numeracy

EDU10026 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

Aims and objectives

This unit develops students personal literacy and numeracy skills to ensure that they are well equipped to meet the demands of university, as well as the demands for teaching. In this unit students will learn about academic integrity, oral and written communication skills in the tertiary setting, critical analysis, and the application of different technologies. As they progress through the unit the students will also be supported to develop their personal literacy and numeracy skills and learn how to apply these skills in the context of learning of teaching. Students will be able to monitor and check their progress within the unit through a variety of online activities and weekly quizzes.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Evaluate their own personal numeracies and literacies relative to learning and teaching
2. Identify and apply personal literacy and numeracy strategies to achieve academic success
3. Explain the importance of a literacy and numeracy growth mindset as a teacher and a learner
4. Apply practices that reflect an understanding of academic integrity