Directed Study I

Course code EPHUMA135Units 10English Language & Foundation Studies Centre

EPHUMA135 Directed Study I provides an opportunity for students to pursue independent research on a topic relevant to their future undergraduate studies. It introduces the academic skills that will be required in undergraduate studies, whilst allowing a degree of self-direction. Students must be capable of working with minimal supervision.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives1. Students will be expected to develop skills in research, using appropriate methodologies and resources.
2. Students must demonstrate an ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
3. Students must demonstrate competence in academic methods of presentation in submitting a final essay and oral presentation.
Content1. Topic will depend on specific interest of student and relevance to undergraduate program.
2. Attendance at research workshops.
3. Preparation of an annotated bibliography.
4. Preparation of a research timeline.
5. Preparation of a major research essay using appropriate academic style.
6. Presentation of an oral outline of the outcomes of the research.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsPreparation of an annotated bibliography
Essays / Written AssignmentsMajor research essay
Essays / Written AssignmentsWritten progress report
Other: (please specify)Research and topic outline
Other: (please specify)Attendance at tutorials and interview consultation throughout semester
Presentations - IndividualOral presentations
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EPHUMA135