Discipline of Music

Introduction to Academic Literacy in Music B

(MUSC108)

Aim: Introduction to Academic Literacy in Music B equips students with skills in academic reading and comprehension; learning and writing; working with academic sources; and academic argumentation.   

Content: Introduction to academic reading; identifying keywords in a reading passage; writing summaries using keywords; taking notes using keywords; writing effective paragraphs; how to work with academic sources; how to create academic arguments; proofreading your work.

Assessment

Tasks, assignments, orals, debates/discussions and tests (60%), exam (40%)

DP Requirements

Attendance at 80% of lectures and tutorials, as per register, and submission of all assignments