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Area/Catalogue
AERO 3013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105327

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To provide students with the basic concepts and theories of communication, and to introduce them to a range of research perspectives.

Course content

Communication concepts and theories: organisational communication, presentation and public speaking, groups and teams in organisations, principles of business writing, business correspondence, employment communication, emerging communication trends.
Research methods: experimental, quasi-experimental and observational approaches; quantitative and qualitative methods; introductory statistical procedures.

Textbook(s)

B Johnson, LB Christensen 2007, Educational research: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches, Sage Publications, California

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment Weekly 50% N/A
Group project N/A 30% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment Weekly 50% N/A
Group project N/A 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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