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Micro-credential certification in Academic English (BEd)
This course introduces students to the academic skills necessary for success in tertiary education. Students learn to identify grammatical and pronunciation errors and apply correct grammatical and sentence structure rules to structure their messages to achieve intended meanings effectively. Students learn to respond critically to a range of academic reading texts, learning to identify the author’s point of view, make inferences, sort opinions from facts, and guess the meaning of unfamiliar words. Students also learn to structure well-argued academic essays using correct referencing and present well-organised and effective oral presentations.
This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform.
- Understanding infographics, using cohesive devices, evaluating causes and effects
- Scanning for key details, identifying reasons and solutions, writing problem –solution essay
- Identifying main ideas and key details, using a concept map to identify supporting details
- Recognizing a writer’s tone, figurative language, interpreting charts, understanding a process
- Identifying subjects in complex sentences, summarizing key details
- Writing introductions and conclusions, understanding verbal phrases, writing a personal opinion essay about language
- Identifying a writer’s point of view, understanding cohesion, identifying chronology
- Predicting a conclusion, planning a research paper, identifying main ideas and key details, argumentative essay
- Making inferences, using sensory details, analysing a personal narrative
- Reading literature critically, identifying literary elements
Coursework 1 - 20%
Coursework 2 -20%
Quiz - 20%
Report - 40%
- Bachelor of Education (Honours)
- Master of Education by Research
- Master of Education by Coursework
School leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or a working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill; work with rapidly changing technology; and/or acquire specialised skills sought after by employers.