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Course Repeat (Legacy), 2022 Student Only
R3003 Academic Communication I
R3003 Academic Communication I

COMMUNICATION FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

  • Module: Academic
  • Unit: Communication for Academic Success
  • Instructor: Monte Wynder
  • Entry: Fall, 2021
  • Semester: Spring, 2022

Unit Overview

This unit introduces students to the principles and techniques of achieving academic success through effective communication. It falls into two parts.

Part I defines the principle and features of communication. It also explains to students how to interpret message from the teacher, and how to formulate their own messages.

Part II defines the principle of academic success. It offerts tips on how to write assignments, prepare an oral presentation, and succeed in an examination.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • To define what is communication, identify its features and explain ways to decode teacher's messages and encode their own messages.
  • To define what is academic success, identify its dertiminants, and master how to suceed in assignments, oral presentations, and examinations.

Unit Tasks

  • Read and review the lesson study guide;
  • Watch the lesson videos
  • Read, review, and complete the lecture note
  • Complete assignment 2, and review the answers
  • Take and complete the quiz test

Assessment

Each lesson in this unit offers 100 credits, including:

  • 25 credits for video attendance.
  • 25 credits for completing teaching notes, 5 for each blank
  • 25 credits for completing multiple choice questions, 5 for each question
  • 25 credits for taking the quiz test, 5 for each question

Video Attendance

Credit Value Requirement
25 Watch more than 3 times
20 Watch more than 2 times
15 Watch more than 1 time
0 Watch less than 1 time
(including 1 time)

Lecture Notes

Credit Value Requirement
5 First answer is correct.
4.5 Second answer is correct.
4 Third answer is correct.
3 Third answer is incorrect

Multiple Choice

Credit Value Requirement
5 First choice is correct.
4.5 Second choice is correct.
4 Third choice is correct.
3 Third choice is incorrect

Quiz

Credit Value Requirement
5 Choice is correct.
0 Choice is incorrect.