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Area/Catalogue
LANG 2021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100905

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To develop students’ understanding of communicative expertise in professions, workplaces and organisations.

Course content

This course focuses on the role of communicative expertise in professions, workplaces and organisations. This expertise is increasingly recognised as crucial to work across all sectors, including media, health, management, technology, publishing, government, education and law. The course is organised around ideas and issues that are fundamental to research in this area, with examples drawn from a wide range of international contexts, and opportunities for students to develop and pursue their own interests. Along the way, students are introduced to scholars in the field, explore the implications of their work and develop its relevance to their own experience and aspirations. The assignments then provide students with opportunities to investigate and evaluate communication in their choice of workplaces and organisations.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LANG 1056 Language in Society

The listed prerequisite or equivalent with approval from the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 2 hours x 2 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online Lecture) 2 hours x 10 weeks
External (Online Lecture) 2 hours x 2 weeks
External (Online Tutorial (Discussion Board)) 1 hour 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, MAGILL
Portfolio 2250 words 50% N/A
Case study 1350 words 30% N/A
Presentation 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Portfolio 2250 words 50% N/A
Case study 1350 words 30% N/A
Presentation 900 words equivalent 20% 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:
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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:
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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

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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