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2013 HEA103 English 1A

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: 

Please note this unit cannot be undertaken by students who previously completed HEA105 Introduction to English A as the content of this unit is substantially similar to HEA105 Introduction to English A.

More information about this unit (including contact details for the Unit Coordinator) is available from the English discipline's website. Please click here.

Information for students studying by distance education is available here.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA103 H,L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 I Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 N Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 O Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

How do short stories, poems, plays, novels and films generate meaning? This unit explores some of the strategies we can use to understand literary texts. It introduces students to the work of close reading, critical thinking, and academic writing. Students who successfully complete this unit will have gained a foundational vocabulary and developed core skills on which to base further studies in English.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Internal:

Short exercises (20%), 1,000 word essay (20%), 1,500 word essay (30%), two-hour examination (30%)

Distance:

Online short exercises (20%), 1,000 word essay (20%), 1,500 word essay (30%), two-hour examination (30%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Two one-hour lectures and one one-hour tutorial weekly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,W,I,N,O
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,L,W,I,N,O
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
   Flexible scheduling - H,W,I,N,O
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.

REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl HEA105

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Dr Lisa Fletcher (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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