BIBM576 – Skills for Academic Study

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Module code
BIBM576
Module title
Skills for Academic Study
Prescription
To enable students to develop academic reading and writing skills that can be applied to their field of study.
Programmes
  • BI1401
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
64
Self directed hours
86
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Apply appropriate English language skills to an investigative process utilising English
2. Investigate and evaluate an area of interest, applying appropriate strategies to locate
information
3. Present a written report on this topic using grammatically accurate language and style
4. Present an oral report on this topic, with appropriate visual support
Content
- Retrieve, select and synthesise information on a selected topic
- Note-taking
- APA Referencing
- Report writing skills
- Presentation skills
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.