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2013 XAB041 Research and Information Skills (Arts)

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Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
XAB041 H,L,W
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 O Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-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).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

At the completion of this unit students will be able to retrieve information for broad range of academic purposes; critique and evaluate different types of information; and apply information management principles and procedures to the use of information in academic tasks. Students will have an in-depth understanding of academic integrity and be able to apply a range of strategies to act with both autonomy and responsibly. In addition they will develop an understanding of key information sources within their intended discipline and be able to apply this information to build knowledge and solve problems within that discipline.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Assignment 1: Information Services (20%) Assignment 2: Evaluating Information Task (30%) Assignment 2: Search Log and Reference List (50%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Two hour lecture and one hour tutorial weekly

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

   Web dependent - H,I,L,N,O,W
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I,L,N,O,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Mike Harris (Unit 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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