School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

WRIT-101 – Writing at University

Points:20Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Linguistics & Applied LanguageRestrictions:None

This course is designed to improve the academic writing and general communication skills of students from all disciplines. During the course, students practise techniques for generating, drafting and revising a variety of different texts; they also develop research and referencing skills. The summer WRIT courses run the full summer. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Texts

Wallace, D. WRIT 101 Workbook: Becoming an effective writer.

Recommended Reading

Sword, H (2007). The Writer’s Diet. Auckland: Pearson

Peck, J., & Coyle, M. (1999). The Students Guide to Writing. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Mounsey, C. (2002). Essays and dissertations, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hughes, J., & Wallace, D. (2010). Fit to Print: The Writing and Editing Style Guide for Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: Dunmore.

A good dictionary and thesaurus (such as Oxford, Collins or Macquarie). 

 

 

Trimester 1 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
4690^(L15) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]204Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]204
8786^(L16) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
15108^(L1) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106
15109^(L2) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]106Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]106
15110^(L3) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303
15111^(L4) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303
19704^(L9) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301
19705^(L10) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106
19707^(L12) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
2071^(L31) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
8787^(L32) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu0900 - 1150Old Kirk [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu0900 - 1150Old Kirk [Kelburn]301
11334^(L17)13 Jul -
15 Nov 2015
[Kelburn]Derek Wallace
15113^(L18) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201
15114^(L19) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710
15115^(L20) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105
15118^(L22) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]105Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]105
19710^(L23) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue1310 - 1600Old Kirk [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue1310 - 1600Old Kirk [Kelburn]301
19716^(L29) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu1200 - 1450New Kirk [Kelburn]203Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu1200 - 1450New Kirk [Kelburn]203

Trimester 3 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
6929^(L42) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Fri0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106
15448^(L33) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]506Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]506
15449^(L34) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Fri1200 - 1450Murphy [Kelburn]107Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Fri1200 - 1450Murphy [Kelburn]107
15450^(L35) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]107Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]107
19720^(L39) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Thu1810 - 2100Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Thu1810 - 2100Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101
19734^(L40) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]103Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]103
19735^(L41) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103
19860^(L43) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101Derek Wallace
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101
  ^ indicates limited entry courses.

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.