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Language, life and study skills 143


 
Module code LST 143
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

In this module students learn how to interpret and use visual literacy conventions. Students write more advance paragraphs, and also learn how to structure academic writing, how to refine their use of discourse markers and referencing techniques and how to structure their own academic arguments. Students’ writing is expected to be rational, clear and concise. As a final assignment all aspects of the LST 133 and LST 143 modules are combined in a research assignment. In this project, students work in writing teams to produce a chapter on a career and to present an oral presentation of aspects of the chapter. The work is set in the context of the students’ field of study.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites LST 133
Contact time 4 discussion classes per week, Foundation Course
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Unit for Academic Literacy
Period of presentation Semester 2

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