This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create highly complex text types for learning purposes across a range of contexts including specialised contexts.  Learners at this level work autonomously and use and evaluate a broad range of support resources.

Unit details

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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: - create highly complex relationships between ideas and purposes; - critically evaluate and extend writing; - apply drafting and revision processes; - gather organise and synthesise content, and; - review texts to enhance meaning and effectiveness.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - conventions and importance of note taking in a learning context; - genres and styles of writing related to learning; - registers and how they influence expression, meaning, and relationships; - a broad and/or specialised vocabulary to accurately express content; - complex grammatical structures to accurately and effectively express content, and; - style conventions of academic writing such as referencing and footnotes.

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