Studying and Writing for Certificate of Education Support Courses

This course is for you if you are about to embark on study in a Monash Certificate of Education Support course, but are unfamiliar with studying at tertiary level in an Australian university setting.

The course will boost your confidence and skills; it will focus on strategies for developing study skills, use of resources and academic reading and writing.

Topics covered

  • Understanding what teachers want and what learners need to do at university
  • Time management and study strategies appropriate for life's demands
  • Accessing and using technology and libraries
  • Understanding assignment tasks
  • Writing assignments (processes involved in doing assignments; features of academic and professional writing; referencing; grammatical issues).

Cost

2017: $185 (incl GST)

2018: $191 (incl GST)

Course length

One day class of six hours.

Dates and venue for 2017

October 13 (Friday)
9am - 4pm
Clayton campus

Dates and venue for 2018

February 2 (Friday)
9am - 4pm
Caulfield Campus

July 14 (Saturday)
9am - 4pm
Caulfield Campus

Prerequisites

This course has no formal prerequisites. However, we expect you to have basic computer skills to support your learning.

Assessment

You are to complete a variety of written tasks during the course. You will be given a homework task, so that feedback can be given that will help develop your skills.

Recognition

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Faculty of Education, Monash University.