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01
Here is what you
need to know
to get started
Basics
WHAT A UNIT CODE IS
AND HOW IT WORKS:
ATS1304
Contemporary Television Studies
Arts undergraduate
unit
First
year
unit
The subject code
HOW MANY
CONTACT HOURS:
12hrs
APPROX
HOW MANY STUDY HOURS?
APPROX 7 HRS PER WEEK PER UNIT
PER WEEK
02
Get to know
people in
your faculty
Who
is Who
Tutors
DISCOVER WHO THESE PEOPLE
ARE AND WHAT THEY DO:
Lecturers
/ Deliver the lectures
/ Administer the unit they teach
/ Are active researchers
/ Write books and articles
/ Are available to see by appointment
/ Contact details are in the unit guide
/ Not the same as a lecturer
/ Leads discussion on a set topic
/ Clarifies understanding
/ Aims to develop independent thinking
/ Helps generate ideas
/ Can be contacted for help
/ Details are in the unit guide
DISCOVER WHO THESE PEOPLE
ARE AND WHAT THEY DO:
/ Your ‘go to’ people for anything to
do with administering your degree
/ Help you structure your degree correctly
/ Ensure you meet the course requirements
/ Advise on studying overseas
/ Advise on deferring or intermission
03
Know where
you need to go
Finding your
way around
campus
ROOM LOCATIONS AT CLAYTON
ARE ADDRESSED LIKE THIS:
CL_20Chn/S302
Clayton
20 Chancellors Walk
Room 302
Level 3
ROOM LOCATIONS AT CAULFIELD
ARE ADDRESSED LIKE THIS:
Download the
Monash app.
04
See how the
Monash faculty
fits together
University
Structure
ARTS
SCHOOLS
05
Your roadmap to
everything you need
to know about your unit
The Unit
Guide
06
What to expect and
what to do with feedback
Assignments
FEEDBACK:
For every assessment you
will receive feedback on what
you did well and how you can
improve your grades.
If you’d like more
feedback you can ask.
Moodle
It's online and easy to use.
OUR FACULTY
IS THE SECOND
LARGEST
ENGINEERING
LAW
PHARMACY
EDUCATION
IT
MEDICINE
SCIENCE
ART &
ARCHI-
TECTURE
BUSINESS
Who
/ Lecturers
/ Tutors
/ Examiners
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS IN THE UNIT GUIDE:
07
How marking works
at university
Assessment
KINDS OF ASSESSMENT:
H5.27
Building H
Room 27
Level 5
Your lecturers use
many forms of
assessment such as:
/ Weekly quizzes
/ Essays
/ Discussion groups
/ Exams
/ Oral presentations

GRADING SYSTEM:
Criteria for
marking
HD
High
Distinction
80-100%
D
C
P
Distinction
70-79%
Credit
60-69%
Pass
50-59%
Sometimes
employers will ask
for your GPA
This is your grade
point average.
There are online
calculators.
08
The my.monash portal
is your one-stop-shop for
everything you need to know.
monash.edu/portal/
My Monash
Portal
MONASH PORTAL:
Go to my monash portal first for information on:
Moodle
09
Online tools &
resources to make
your life easier
Enrolling
in units
To change a unit
or drop a unit
Two ways to do this:
Go here to
change your
timetable
Allocate+
https://allocate.timetable.monash.edu/
What if I have
a clash?
/ Is the unit offered at another campus?
/ Consider an alternative unit
/ Lecture may be available online
/ Talk to student services.
10
Different people help with different things
Help
Arts Student Services
Help with:
Where:
/ Course advice
/ How to structure
your Arts degree
/ Making sure you’re on track
/ Fitting overseas study
into your degree
At Clayton 2nd floor
20 Chancellors Walk.

At Caulfield 5th
floor Building H.
Course help
Help with:
Where:
/ Choosing your major
/ Overseas study
opportunities in Prato
/ Study Abroad
and Exchange
/ The unit guides have
a section on previous
student evaluations or
you can sit in on a lecture

/
Arts Student Services:

Clayton
– 2nd floor 20
Chancellors Walk.

Caulfield
– 5th floor
Building H.
HELP WITH STUDY STRATEGIES:
Help with:
Where:
/ Study strategies
/ Essay writing
/ Research skills
/ Time management
/ Presentation skills
/ The Matheson Library
(go to the library tab
in
my.monash portal
)
/ Moodle
HELP WITH
ANYTHING AT ALL:
MONASH CONNECT
Help with:
Where:
/ Health & Wellbeing
/ Finances
/ Disabilities
/ Accommodation
http://www.monash.edu.au/connect/
Course advisers
What
/ Learning outcomes
/ Lecture topics
/ Readings
· Prescribed reading
· Recommended reading
Tasks, requirements
and due dates
/ Submitting assignments
/ Examination requirements
and dates
/ Results
/ Feedback to you
RESOURCES:
/ Using the Library
/ Moodle:
https://my.monash.edu.au/
/ Disability liaison unit
/ Where to get extra help
Monash Arts is made up
of Schools and Centres:
Centre for
Geography and
Environmental
Science
National Centre for Australian Studies
Monash Indigenous Centre
Philosophical,
Historical and
International
Studies
Social
Sciences
Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Media,
Film and
Journalism
CENTRES
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
4 x 2 hr
lectures

4 x 1 hr
tutorials
UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE
BETWEEN LECTURES & TUTORIALS
Lectures
/ Large numbers of students
/ Generally not interactive
/ Delivered by lecturer
/ Do readings beforehand
Tutorials
/ Small-group teaching
/ Run after the lecture
/ Interactive discussion
/ Compulsory attendance
/ Participation is assessed
/ Do the pre-reading
/ Contribute to discussion
28 study hrs +
12 contact hrs
= 40 hrs
http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/
unit-guides/
THE UNIT GUIDE EXPLAINS:
HELPFUL RESOURCES IN THE UNIT GUIDE:
Moodle is the
interface between
you and your lecturer.
/ Submit assignments
/ View posts and tips from lecturers
/ Join in discussion groups
/ Share resources, eg how to reference

It’s where you:
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monash.edu/portal/
/ Online via WES (mymonash portal)
/ Submit an enquiry to ask.monash
(www.monash.edu.au/connect/)
/ International student support
with visas and residency
/ Financial assistance
/ Accommodation
/ Official documents
/ Travel and parking
/ Disability liaison
/ Enrolling
/ Timetable
/ Notices, news and events
/ Exam dates
/ Library access
/ Grievance advice
/ Email and Moodle
MONASH CONNECT:
www.monash.edu.au/connect/
Monash Connect are there
to help you navigate the tools in my monash portal:
E
ask.monash
T
1800 Monash University
The interface
between you and
your lecturers/tutors
/ Submit assignments
/ View grades
/ Join forums
/ Complete quizzes
/ Look up resources
/ Ask questions
WE’RE HERE TO HELP,
DON’T HESITATE TO ASK!
/ Travel
/ Concessions
/ Forms and
documents
WELCOME TO
MONASH ARTS

Congratulations
and welcome to
your new life with
the Faculty of Arts
Enjoy!
Get to Moodle via the
my.monash portal:
https://my.monash.edu.au
7 x 4 =
28
STUDY HOURS
Bldg H, level 5
Caulfield
20 Chancellors Walk, level 2
Clayton
Centre for
Theatre and
Performance

Caulfield
– 5th floor Building H.
Clayton
– 2nd floor 20 Chancellors Walk.
Total hours
CAULFIELD:

Building A, Ground Floor

CLAYTON:

21 Chancellors Walk
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