This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to study and participate effectively in a tertiary learning environment within an art or arts related discipline.


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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - verbal communication such as skills in argument, participation and debate; - writing skills appropriate for the completion of complex texts including correct use of citations; - collaborative learning skills; - reading skills such as skimming, scanning, reading for meaning; - note-taking skills including summarising, synthesising and record keeping; - information access using library resources including internet and online searches; - assessing appropriateness of information for specific purposes; - ability to work in groups, and; - negotiation skills.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - range of learning strategies; - library services; - online services; - reading strategies; - writing processes; - text structures; - usage and syntax; - conventions of academic referencing, and; - plagiarism and collusion.

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