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  • N1069ONTRACK

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Title OnTrack
Course Code N1069
Study Level University Preparation (Access and Enabling)
Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Duration 1 semester full-time
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Mandurah campus (internal)
Rockingham campus (internal)
Description OnTrack is a 14-week university preparation course that assists you to gain entry into a wide range of undergraduate degrees at Murdoch University.
OnTrack will provide you with:
* A supportive, adult learning environment in which to develop effective study habits and learning strategies
* The tuition you need to develop your academic skills, knowledge and understandings to an undergraduate level
* Assistance to explore an undergraduate degree program that matches your aspirations.
* A network of peer and academic support at Murdoch University
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings OnTrack is suitable for people from the following equity groups: people who can demonstrate educational disruption due to family, financial or social issues; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with disabilities or medical conditions; people living in rural or remote regions; and women wishing to study in one of the University's Engineering courses. The course also caters for people who have arrived in Australia under a Humanitarian or Refugee program.

In addition, the course offers an opportunity for Year 12 non-TEE students who have experienced disruption to their final year studies due to disability, medical condition or other significant family or social issues. Students in this category will require the support of their school teaching staff in order to apply.

English competence.
Special Requirements Please note that OnTrack is a high demand course with limited places. If by the end of the first week of semester you
* have not attended class, or made reasonable efforts to contact the OnTrack Office with a request to keep your enrolment open,
* and have not responded to emails and phone calls
we reserve the right to cancel your offer to enable someone else the opportunity to take up the place.
Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of OnTrack you should be able demonstrate the following at an undergraduate level:

* Persistence
* Self-management
* Commitment
Study Skills:
* Time management and organisation
* Interpersonal communication
* Collaborative work practices
Academic Skills:
* Academic reading, writing and numeracy
* Oral communication
* Critical thinking
* Information seeking and management
* Use of learning technologies (including computers and Libraries)
Conceptual Understandings:
* The nature, process and possibilities of university study
* The purposes and processes of change (personal and societal)
* The roles of individuals and groups as agents of change

Further Information OnTrack web site
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure

EQU060 OnTrack - 0 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
MANDURAH: S1-internal, S2-internal
ROCKINGHAM: S1-internal, S2-internal

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