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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5383 Diploma of Teacher Education Preparation

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

COMM7362

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2018

COMM7363

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2019

Course Contact: Soosan Kian

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9183

Course Contact Email: soosan.kian@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit focuses on developing the skills and knowledge to interpret a range of structurally intricate paper based and digital texts which are relevant to learning purposes and which may include some specialisation and non routine contexts

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisites



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21356 Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes

Elements:

1 Locate structurally intricate print based and digital texts relevant to a range of learning purposes.

 

2 Analyse content in a range of complex print based and digital texts for learning purposes.

 

3 Critically evaluate a range of complex print based and digital texts relevant to own learning purposes.

 


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes are to confirm ability to:

  • locate, read, interpret and evaluate information in a minimum of 3 different complex, structurally intricate text types relevant to learning purposes, at least one of which must be digitally based


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate the critical aspects of assessment and evidence required for the Unit 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: 
• Oral or written questioning 
• oral presentations
• Assignments and projects 
• Direct observation and demonstration in actual work practice 
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files 
• Work-based activities 
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer 
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.

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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