WRITE100-23B (HAM)

Writing for Academic Success

15 Points

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The University of Waikato
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Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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What this paper is about

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The paper gives opportunities for undergraduate students studying across disciplines to develop their academic literacy skills to meet university writing requirements.

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How this paper will be taught

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The paper will be taught through lectures, an in-person workshop and the use of Moodle.

HAM students are to attend the lecture and one workshop each week. In this trimester, the workshop will take place on Thursdays, 3.00 - 5.00 p.m. in K.B.07

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Required Readings

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Guidance with respect to readings will be provided during the paper.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Develop strategies for planning academic texts, including finding and reviewing appropriate literature.
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  • Confidently produce written texts through planning, drafting and editing as appropriate to specific academic disciplines.
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  • Understand how to produce written texts through planning, drafting and editing as appropriate to specific academic disciplines.
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  • Write clearly and precisely, employing the lexical, grammatical and discoursal conventions associated with written language in academic disciplines.
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  • Identify the purpose, topic, audience and underlying macrostructure of different text types associated with online and written academic communication.
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How you will be assessed

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Online Quiz 1
3 Aug 2023
11:30 PM
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Online Quiz 2
3 Aug 2023
11:30 PM
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Annotated Writing Portfolio
29 Aug 2023
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Online Quiz 3
28 Sep 2023
11:30 PM
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Online Quiz 4
28 Sep 2023
11:30 PM
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Literature Critique
3 Oct 2023
11:30 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Final Essay or Report
24 Oct 2023
No set time
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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