AGR402 Reading in Science and Agriculture (8)
This subject is a directed program of advanced reading, related to the student's perception of science and agriculture and to their area of specialisation.
Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

Enrolment is subject to the Course co-ordinator's approval

Subject Relationships
Incompatable Subjects
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to effectively conduct academic literature search
  • be able to critically evaluate recent literature on a given topic and report this using effective written communication
  • be able to demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills eg. through seminar presentation
  • be able to evaluate and rate the work of their peers
  • be able to demonstrate an enhanced knowledge of their discipline area through in-depth literature review
The subject will cover the following topics:
- How to develop skills in gathering, assessing, extracting and synthesizing information.
- Building skills to use library databases, use bibliographic programs, such as Endnote, and begin the process of developing a literature review from a small number of references.
- Practice and review skills to enable students to critically evaluate the writing of others.
- Creating and presenting powerpoint sessions.
- Learning to review and present information gathered in written form.
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.