Course Title: Listen and take notes for research

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4345

Course Title: Listen and take notes for research

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 45.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5809

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4488

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


Course Description

This unit of competency describes basic academic listening and writing performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by adult learners with language background other than English. The focus of this unit is on developing listening, and notetaking skills from straightforward texts relevant to study needs.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21503 Listen and take notes for research

Elements:

1 Assess information from aural / audio texts for research purposes
 


2 Write notes from a spoken or audio text for a study task


Learning Outcomes

The outcomes described in this unit relate to:

The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Speaking and Listening. They contribute directly to the achievement of Reading 2+ / 3 and Writing 2+ / 3 and the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) http://www.deewr.gov.au/SKILLS/PROGRAMS/LITANDNUM/ACSF/Pages/default.aspx
They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of Reading and Writing competence at Level 3.
 


Overview of Assessment

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:

Evidence of completion of note taking tasks
Ability to critique aural/audio text presentations
 

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. An assessment charter (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.