Course Title: Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3226

Course Title: Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 25.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education


Term1 2013

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 44 88

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The focus of this unit is on interpreting, and critically analysing complex texts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU157 Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes


1 Select a range of complex texts for learning purposes

2 Review selected texts for learning purposes

3 Critically interpret a range of texts for learning purposes

Learning Outcomes

The required outcomes described in this unit relate directly to the Australian Core Skills Frame Works (ACSF).

They contribute directly to the achievement of ACF indicators of competence at Level Five (Reading).

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.

You may be assessed by

• Essay writing
• Comprehension activities
• Oral PowerPoint Presentation
• Research Project
• Report Writing

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 coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

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