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Course (2020)

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K-Track

  • N1077K-TRACK

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Title K-Track
Course Code N1077
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 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 who accept their offer of
enrolment, are strongly encouraged to take the K-Track bridging unit over the
summer or winter term, which prepares them for the specific undergraduate
degree they have enrolled into. If students are unsuccessful in K-Track they will be
redirected to the OnTrack enabling course for the following semester.
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:

Attributes:
* 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, S2-internal

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

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

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

Recommended

Students are strongly encouraged to take the K-Track bridging unit over the Summer or Winter term to further prepare them for their undergraduate studies


KAC005 University Bridging Unit - 0 points
MURDOCH: UA4-internal, W-internal

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