AKOT100-23A (D) Any Time Start 2023 (Distance)

Navigating Study at Tertiary Level - Being a Successful Learner

Start Date: Monday, 2 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 31 December 2023
Withdrawal Dates
The withdrawal dates for this course (both with and without fee refund) will be confirmed once a) the course start date and b) course length is confirmed. Students are advised to consult the department for further information.


The purpose of this compulsory zero credit course is to provide the students with a carefully structured induction to tertiary learning and teacher education. This course supports our core UC values of manaakitanga, by empowering our students; tiakitanga, by valuing and nurturing our new students; and whanaungatanga by developing learning partnerships with our students. The course encourages students to access current UC support facilities, such as Academic Skills Centre, in order to maximise their opportunity to succeed at UC.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand your identity in relationship to your engagement at UC (Taha whenua)
2. Expand relationships to personal and professional colleagues, support services, and community through a UC programme (Taha whānau)
3. Engage in skills development related to tertiary learning (Taha hinengaro)
4. Understand the resources that are available to support physical well-being (Taha tinana)
5. Explore the connection between the environment, people and heritage in past, present, and future (Taha wairua)

Course Coordinator

Chris Astall


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Taha Whenua 19 Jun 2023 20% Academic orientation course
Taha Whanau 19 Jun 2023 15% Quiz
Taha Hingengaro 19 Jun 2023 30% Academic writing course, Library skill module and Learn explorer quiz
Taha Tinana 19 Jun 2023 15% Quiz
Taha Wairua 19 Jun 2023 20% Creating Flip Video
For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All AKOT100 Occurrences

  • AKOT100-23A (D) Any Time Start 2023 (Distance)
  • AKOT100-23YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2023 (Distance)