LED 3: English for LED Practitioners

This a short learning programme (LED 3) and one of 10 modules for the Higher Certificate in Local Economic Development

12 credits

NEW DEADLINE FOR THIS MODULE: 15 June 2020

UJ Course materials

  1. English for Local Economic Practitioners – Guide. © This Guide is protected by the Copyright Act 98 of 1978. If you do not have a printed document, contact your tutor.
  2. Blackboard – online course and testing platform

HVT workbooks

The workbooks are designed by an HVT team as part of the Academic Literacy in Practice project. They are not designed to replace the UJ course material. Rather it will assist you to engage with the learning material in a constructive way and to understand it better.

The first Workbook is to practise Study Unit Assessments on Blackboard in:

Vocabulary bank for Study Units 1-7

Building a vocabulary or word bank

Workbooks for Study Units 1-7

  1. Workbook for Study Unit 1 (p.9)
    Academic writing and reading in LED
  2. Workbook for Study Unit 2 (p. 18+)
    Formulate a research question
  3. Workbook for Study Unit 3 (p. 27+)
    Conduct a literature review
  4. Workbook for Study Unit 4
    Gather data
  5. Workbook for Study Unit 5
    Develop an argumenti
  6. Workbook for Study Unit 6
    Write, review, and edit a research report
  7. Workbook for Study Unit 7
    Ethics in academic writing

Your course coordinator is Prof. Pam Ryan. Her email is pam@hermanusvarsity.co.za.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS MODULE

Learning material

Reading: 50 pages of text
Watching: 10-15 videos (2-5 min.)

Assessment

Assignments: 6-10 assignments (± 10 multiple choice questions)
Exam: 10 complex multiple-choice questions.
To pass: 50%
Re-assessment: 40-49%

Time allocation

Duration: 2.5 months
Hours of work p.w.: ±15-20
Hours of work in total: ±120