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  • N1077K-TRACK

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Title K-Track
Course Code N1077
Study Level University Preparation (Access and Enabling)
School No Specific School
Academic Contacts http://www.murdoch.edu.au/contacts/academic/school/University
Duration 1 semester full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description K-Track assists people to gain entry to undergraduate study with two entry points depending upon the performance of the student. The course is designed to not only help Indigenous people develop the skills necessary for success at university, but also to have them realise how empowering being a successful student can be. Following the successful completion of K-Track, students are then either directly enrolled into the undergraduate degree of their choice (with some exceptions) or are transitioned into further studies in the OnTrack program offered by the University.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings This course is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only.

English competence.
Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of K-Track 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

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

KAC001 Big Ideas - 0 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

KAC002 Your Writing Tool-kit - 0 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

KAC003 Understanding Your World - 0 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

KAC004 iHealth - 0 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

KAC005 Kulbardi Summer & Winter School - 0 points
MURDOCH: SS2-internal, SS2-external, W-internal, W-external

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