Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Approaches to TextWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 100641.3

Discipline: JOURNALISM

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Anne Jamison


Equivalent Units
63165 - Approaches to Text, 700136 - Aproaches to Text (WSTC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  

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About this Unit
Why do we read books? Reading literary texts is crucial to our ways of understanding the world and ourselves. In this unit students learn that reading resilience, close reading skills and the ability to identify specific literary techniques are foundational to studying literature. Students will read a range of Australian texts including fiction, poetry, short stories, drama and criticism. They will analyse how meanings in those texts are shaped by diverse cultural and international contexts. This unit builds reading capacity while engaging students in key debates about literature today: what it means, how it works, and why it matters.


Courses
1651.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.6Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
1652.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.6Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.9Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1696.2Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.3Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1706.1Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.2Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1708.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CURRENT
1736.1Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1822.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1823.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1823.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1823.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1823.4Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1823.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1838.1Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCONTINUING
1838.2Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1839.1Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCONTINUING
1839.2Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1840.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCONTINUING
1840.2Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCONTINUING
1841.2Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCONTINUING
1842.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
3654.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6009.2Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
6017.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CONTINUING
6017.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CONTINUING
6017.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CONTINUING
6017.4Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CURRENT
6019.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
6019.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
6021.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
6021.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
6021.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
6021.4Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT


Specialisations

KP1000.1HumanitiesCONTINUING
M1008.1English, Text and WritingCONTINUING
M1035.1English, Text and WritingCONTINUING
M1053.1EnglishCURRENT
M1126.1Education Studies - Primary English Teaching SpecialisationCURRENT
SM1004.1English, Text and WritingCONTINUING
SM1044.1English, Text and WritingCONTINUING
SM1071.1EnglishCURRENT
SM1129.1English Teaching Specialisation (Birth - 5/Birth -12)CURRENT




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