- Introduction, academic and digital integrity
- Understanding what communication is
- Communication types and settings
- Effective communication skills
- Visual communication
- Online security, social media and online educational tools
- Collaborating and communicating effectively in teams
- Working in teams
- Public speaking and oral presentations
- Oral communication tools
- University learning environment
- Revision, trial presentation submission
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Web links
- Assignment 1 - Structured discussion (15%)
- Assignment 2 - Group task (35%)
- Assignment 3 - Individual Reflection (10%)
- Assignment 4 - Oral presentation (40%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
Students develop their knowledge and skills in effective spoken, written and graphic communication in a tertiary context. Communication strategies appropriate for purpose and audience are applied in practical and interactive learning tasks involving interpersonal communication, presentation, negotiation and language skills.
Please Note: This subject cannot be used as credit towards a university degree. However, it is designed to enable students to qualify for entry to an undergraduate degree.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.