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TPP7110 Orientation to Tertiary Study

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Open Access College
School or Department : Open Access College


Students are provided with learning experiences that are designed to facilitate their concomitant and integrated development of study-management skills and formal English-language communication skills to a level of proficiency that will then enable them to successfully undertake the study of course TPP7120. The study-management component of the course focuses on developing students' understanding of the motivation that underlies making a realistic commitment to undertake a program of formal studies over several years, and on developing their understanding and skills of action-planning, scheduling and controlling of all of the study activities in which they are required to engage during the semester. The communication skills component focuses on developing students' understanding of what communication in a university context entails, and on developing a range of associated skills such as academic writing and reading, question analysis and oral presentation skills.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 External
Semester 2, 2014 External
Semester 3, 2014 External