Course Title: Create a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3308 Certificate III in General Education for Adults

Course Title: Create a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU5986

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face

Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4488

Course Contact Email: baia.tsakouridou@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

The focus of the unit is on writing skills to create a range of complex texts for personal purposes.This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create a range of highly complex digital and paper based texts for personal purposes across a broad range of contexts including specialised contexts.It is delivered in conjunction with VU21376 Engage with a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes GEDU5986

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21380 Create a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes

Elements:

1. Research a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes

2. Prepare a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes

3. Produce a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes


Learning Outcomes

The focus of the unit is the developing of  writing skills to create a range of complex texts for personal purposes.

The required outcomes described in this unit relate directly to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) and AQF 5

http://www.acer.edu.au/cspa/australian-core-skills-framework
http://www.aqf.edu.au/aqf/in-detail/aqf-levels/

They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF/AQF indicators of competence at Level Five (writing).
 


Overview of Assessment

 

This course is delivered as part of an integrated program.
You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. Assessment is ongoing and its purpose is to develop your skills . You will be given assistance in redrafting and editing written assessment tasks because developing your ability to identify and correct your own mistakes is an important part of the learning process. It is important that you read the specific elements each assessment task addressed on the cover sheet for each task. At the time of setting assessments you will be given clear guideline about which course, elements and performance criteria you will need to meet in order to successfully complete the task. Submission dates & deadlines will also be clearly explained.
 

Feedback:
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

The Student Charter www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/ summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT University student as well as the responsibilities of the university.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1