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GEDU402 – Pukenga Matauranga: Academic Skills

Module code
Module title
Pukenga Matauranga: Academic Skills
The aim of this module is to enable students to develop the academic knowledge and skills needed to progress on to further study in their identified career pathway.
  • EF1804
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Use a range of academic and digital literacy skills to locate, select and analyse information from a variety of sources relevant to context specific tasks.
Work independently and collaboratively, using a range of academic and digital literacy skills, to complete context relevant academic tasks.
Construct a reasoned and researched argument and communicate your ideas using a range of academic writing styles and/or a range of appropriate media.
-Academic Skills; academic and context-specific literacy and numeracy skills; tertiary academic writing; digital literacy
-Research Skills; introduction to research; understanding the question; locating and choosing relevant information; reading for understanding; using information; acknowledging sources; sharing information using a range of media; ethical research
-Working with others; social/emotional Intelligence; interpersonal skills; active listening; conflict resolution; collaboration; cross-cultural competency
-Te Ao Mori; Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi
-Novel and Adaptive Thinking; critical thinking; problem solving; skills for discussing, debating, critiquing; reasoned argument; independent thinking; personal reflection
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Students will gain knowledge, skills, capabilities and attitudes by participating in classroom and practical sessions that may include face to face tutor led targeted teaching sessions; tutor demonstrations; collaborative group activities and discussions; student seminars and/or presentations; simulated activities and role plays; guest speakers; and practical workshops. All teaching and learning will be web-supported.
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio 100
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, students must attempt all components and achieve an overall pass grade of 50.
Learning and Teaching Resource
A full set of resources will be issued for this module, including course work and assessment materials, a list of recommended/required texts/library books, and web-based resources. Students will also be encouraged to use the library and other resources that can be accessed at Wintec.

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