Writing and Praxis: Publication Folio A

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology
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About this unit

This online Writing and Praxis: Publication Folio A unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology demonstrates how crucial the planning process is to the creation of, and problem solving for, the production of a major piece of writing.

The development of a work folio begins in this unit and is continued in Folio B, and includes varying approaches to formal academic, creative, and professional writing.

At the completion of this unit, students will have critical insights into the concepts, and theories of the writing process through studying samples of published works.

The unit also develops skills in applying different strategies for planning and problem solving in the production of a major piece of writing, and also allows students to participate in and build an online community of practice with peers and tutors.

Eligibility

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any unit deemed academically equivalent. In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Arts (Writing)

Areas of study

In this Writing and Praxis: Publication Folio A unit, the topics you will study include:

  • What is research?
  • The nature of practice-led research
  • The role of reflection and reflexivity
  • Methodologies of research
  • The role of subjectivity and creative flow
  • Exegetical writing

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Arts (Writing), Swinburne University of Technology

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit is aimed at writers who wish to develop their skills further by producing a major piece of work for publication. Career-oriented outcomes include generating research proposals demonstrating a high level of reflexivity towards creative practice, analytical mastery of related literature, and a critical awareness of new developments in the field.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Writing and Praxis: Publication Folio A from Swinburne University of Technology.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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