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EAP7340 Critical Reading Skills

Short Description: Critical Reading Skills
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Open Access College
School or Department : Open Access College
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 091501 - English Language
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2019

Other requisites

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of EAPI or English Proficiency equivalent to IELTS Band 5.5 plus completion overseas or in Australia of Senior High School or Post-secondary diploma or first year degree or equivalent work experience.

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course assists students to transition to an Australian Academic culture via explicit instruction and the cultivation of independent and ethical practices. It develops both intensive and extensive reading skills required for university studies. These include: previewing, predicting, applying pre-existing knowledge, contextualisation, vocabulary development and the capacity to critically analyse and evaluate text. The course encourages students to gain the confidence and capability to access, classify and utilise academic text.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Full Year, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Full Year, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online