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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1040

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Course Level

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
009401

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA College

Course aim

To facilitate student understanding of their own and others’ communication skills, individually and in groups, and in diverse social and cultural contexts.

Course content

Basic terms and concepts for observing and describing human interaction; strategies for effective communication; presentations and public speaking; working collaboratively in groups and teams as well as understanding leadership, managing conflict, impression management and how to be an excellent communicator across a variety of contexts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Virtual Lecture - appropriate for students who are unable to attend the internal lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Virtual Lecture - appropriate for students who are unable to attend the internal lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 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
Essay 750 words 25% N/A
Group presentation N/A 30% 10
Reflective journal 1500 words 35% N/A
Participation (class or online discussion) N/A 10% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Essay 750 words 25% N/A
Group presentation N/A 30% 10
Reflective journal 1500 words 35% N/A
Participation (class or online discussion) N/A 10% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Essay 750 words 25% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 3
Reflective journal 1500 words 35% N/A
Participation (class or online discussion) N/A 10% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

Course Coordinators

Mrs Stacey Bradley
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UniSA College

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