School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Seminar Series
  • Unit Code

    CCA5103
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    20
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Tania VISOSEVIC

Description

In this unit, students will prepare and present research papers in a seminar series. The series enables them to articulate and discuss complex issues in a seminar environment. Students will also maintain a research journal that serves as a repository of thesis related material.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded CMM5103

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Communicate complex ideas in accessible ways.
  2. Create and use a journal as a process of writing, annotating and exploring ideas.
  3. Engage in critical discussion, both of their own work and that of others, in a seminar environment.
  4. Read academic texts with some depth and distinguish between primary, secondary, and introductory texts.
  5. Research, prepare and present a seminar paper in an area of research interest.

Unit Content

  1. Critical engagement with research by peers.
  2. Journal writing.
  3. Oral presentation strategies and presentation of a paper.
  4. Preparation of a seminar paper.
  5. Reading and research.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Seminars.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentEssay 50%
JournalJournal30%
PresentationSeminar presentation20%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Seminar Series
  • Unit Code

    CCA5103
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    20
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Tania VISOSEVIC

Description

In this unit, students will prepare and present research papers in a seminar series. The series enables them to articulate and discuss complex issues in a seminar environment. Students will also maintain a research journal that serves as a repository of thesis related material.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded CMM5103

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Communicate complex ideas in accessible ways.
  2. Create and use a journal as a process of writing, annotating and exploring ideas.
  3. Engage in critical discussion, both of their own work and that of others, in a seminar environment.
  4. Read academic texts with some depth and distinguish between primary, secondary, and introductory texts.
  5. Research, prepare and present a seminar paper in an area of research interest.

Unit Content

  1. Critical engagement with research by peers.
  2. Journal writing.
  3. Oral presentation strategies and presentation of a paper.
  4. Preparation of a seminar paper.
  5. Reading and research.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Seminars.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentEssay 50%
JournalJournal30%
PresentationSeminar presentation20%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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