AKOT100-24YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2024 (Distance)

Navigating Study at Tertiary Level - Being a Successful Learner

Start Date: Monday, 12 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 25 February 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 26 May 2024


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)

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Placement A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 In Schools or ECE centres
18 Mar - 14 Apr
29 Apr - 9 Jun

Course Coordinator

Chris Astall


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

All AKOT100 Occurrences

  • AKOT100-24A (D) Any Time Start 2024 (Distance)
  • AKOT100-24YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2024 (Distance)