Course Title: Use the internet and email to develop language

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3233

Course Title: Use the internet and email to develop language

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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


Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254488

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit is taught as part of an integrated program. It aims to develop computer skills of learners who are speakers of languages other than English to develop language skills.
The unit aims to provide an introduction to language learning through computers. It provides the knowledge and skills to access a
range of language learning options online and to compose and respond to simple email messages.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU555 Use the internet and email to develop language


1. Locate information for a range of purposes on the internet.

2. Complete online language learning activities.

3. Communicate using simple email messages.


Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of this unit will provide knowledge of: 
• terminology related to computer hardware
• terminology related to computer functions including verbal instructions
• terminology related to computer email programs and functions
• spoken and written language related to accessing internet programs

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 :

  •  research texts based on internet websites
  • emails using converstions of emails
  • complete English language online learning tasks

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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