Pre-requisites

None.

Co-requisites

None.

Learning Outcomes

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

Unit Description

This unit is designed to help students develop their writing skills in an open and interesting environment. Students will learn through individual, pair and group work how to become a more successful writer. Students will be introduced to different text types and they will develop strategies for thinking, analysing and writing in different styles. Students will be exposed to both critical thinking and personal reflection about how writers construct texts including visual, written and electronic texts. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of how language works and use this to construct engaging writing for different audiences and purposes. They will engage with the drafting and editing process to become skilled writers in both expository and persuasive styles.

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 2, 2017; Semester 2, 2018; Semester 2, 2019; Semester 2, 2020; Semester 2, 2021, and Semester 2, 2022

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.