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Communication and Persuasion
Undergraduate | MUR-ART100 | 2024
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 24 June 2024,
- 29 July 2024
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Communication and Persuasion
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply analytical techniques, effective communication skills, well-chosen evidence, and academic and professional conventions to create a rational and persuasive argument.
- analyse the ethical implications of data and how it informs our understandings of academic and real-world problems.
- critically reflect on how study of the Humanities and Social Sciences prepares graduates for the future of work.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
Note: If you study this subject in Winter, the subject will be a shorter duration (5 weeks) and will require at least 20 hours of study per week.
Analytical and critical thinking, innovation, complex problem solving, leadership, social influence and reasoning are amongst the ten top skills identified by the World Economic Forum as being most important for the future of work. In this unit, students will identify the key issues, skills and challenges that are most likely to shape their academic and professional futures while gaining support as they transition into university programs. Engaging with meaningful problem-solving arising from a student’s discipline and interests, we provide strategies and skills-development to communicate effectively and persuade others. Students learn how to find reliable data, analyse critical issues, ethically apply evidence, persuasively reason, and work collaboratively. In so doing, students are introduced to the skills they need to successfully undertake university learning and become skilled problem solvers of real-world challenges.
The learning experiences of this unit also provide a transition into important practices for university life, including writing, thinking, reading, viewing, research, and collaborative work.
Please Note: All students studying at Murdoch University will need to complete the compulsory unit, Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP100), which only takes 2-3 hours to complete online. Find out more: http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/MurdochAcademicPassport.
- Critical Issue Report (40%)
- Portfolio (35%)
- Media Profile - Me In A Minute (25%)
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