Unit

Administrative

Essential Skills for Academic Success (WSTC Prep)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700280.1

Discipline: ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: Z

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Gabriela Jakubowicz


Equivalent Units
700207 - English for Tertiary Study 1 (WSTC Prep), 700209 - Introduction to Academic Communication 1 (WSTC Prep), 900074 - Academic English 1 (WSTC), 700198 - Academic Communication 1 (WSTC Prep), 900107 - Introduction to Academic Communication 1 (WSTC), 700275 - Communication Skills for Construction Management (WSTC Prep), 700283 - Professional Communication Skills for Engineering (WSTC Prep), 700276 - Academic and Professional Communication (WSTC Prep)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Term 1  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Gabriela Jakubowicz  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Term 1  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Gabriela Jakubowicz  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Term 3  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Gabriela Jakubowicz  Timetable not available  
2020 Term 3  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Gabriela Jakubowicz  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is designed to equip students with the communication skills necessary to succeed in an academic context. In particular, the unit focus’ on academic arguments, reasoning and evidence; as well as on register and the ways in which ideas are structured and presented in academic texts and speech. The unit assists students to comprehend academic texts, identify key ideas and evidence, and identify and use certain rhetorical moves which are common in academic communication. It also aims to help students compare and contrast ideas across texts, improve grammatical skills that relate to academic writing, summarise and synthesise information, and understand why, when and how to cite information.


Courses
7144.1Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching PrimaryCONTINUING
7144.2Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching PrimaryCURRENT
7145.1Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching SecondaryCONTINUING
7145.2Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching SecondaryCURRENT
7146.1Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12CONTINUING
7146.2Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12CONTINUING
7146.3Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12CURRENT
7148.1Diploma in Communication Extended - CommunicationCURRENT
7149.1Diploma in Communication Extended - Creative IndustriesCURRENT
7150.1Diploma in Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts and Production)CURRENT
7152.1Diploma in Design Extended - Visual CommunicationCURRENT
7153.1Diploma in Design Extended - Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
7154.1Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice ExtendedCONTINUING
7154.2Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice ExtendedCURRENT
7155.1Diploma in Social Science ExtendedCONTINUING
7156.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
7157.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Social ScienceCURRENT
7158.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing) ExtendedCONTINUING
7159.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Tourism ManagementCURRENT
7161.1Diploma in Arts Extended - ArtsCONTINUING
7161.2Diploma in Arts Extended - ArtsCURRENT
7166.1Diploma in Arts Extended - Interpreting and TranslationCURRENT
7168.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing) ExtendedCURRENT


Specialisations

A7176.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7177.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7178.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended International StudentsCONTINUING
A7179.1WSTC Social Science Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7180.1WSTC Social Science Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7181.1WSTC Social Science Extended International StudentsCONTINUING
A7182.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7183.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7184.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - International StudentsCURRENT
A7185.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7186.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7187.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - International StudentsCURRENT
A7188.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7189.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7190.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Tourism Management - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7191.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Tourism Management - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7192.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Tourism Management - International StudentsCURRENT
A7196.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7197.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7198.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - International StudentsCONTINUING
A7199.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7200.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7201.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - International StudentsCONTINUING
A7202.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7203.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7204.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - International StudentsCONTINUING
A7208.1WSTC Communication Extended - Communication - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7209.1WSTC Communication Extended - Communication - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7210.1WSTC Communication Extended - Communication - International StudentsCURRENT
A7211.1WSTC Communication Extended - Creative Industries - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7212.1WSTC Communication Extended - Creative Industries - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7213.1WSTC Communication Extended - Creative Industries - International StudentsCURRENT
A7214.1WSTC Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts & Prod) - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7215.1WSTC Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts & Prod) - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7216.1WSTC Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts & Prod) - International StudentsCURRENT
A7220.1WSTC Design Extended - Visual Communication - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7221.1WSTC Design Extended - Visual Communication - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7222.1WSTC Design Extended - Visual Communication - International StudentsCURRENT
A7223.1WSTC Design Extended - Graphic Design (Path to Teach Sec) - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7224.1WSTC Design Extended - Graphic Design (Path to Teach Sec) - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7225.1WSTC Design Extended - Graphic Design (Path to Teach Sec) - International StudentsCURRENT
A7229.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7230.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7231.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - International StudentsCONTINUING
A7245.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7246.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7247.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - International StudentsCURRENT
A7248.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7249.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7250.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - International StudentsCURRENT
A7251.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7252.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7253.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - International StudentsCONTINUING
A7257.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7258.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7259.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - International StudentsCURRENT
A7272.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7273.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7274.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7275.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7276.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7277.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - International StudentsCURRENT
A7278.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7279.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7280.1WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7281.1WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7282.1WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - International StudentsCURRENT




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