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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5125

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
167041

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

The course will introduce the concepts of advocacy, marketing, and social media marketing for information management in libraries, archives, and records management.

Course content

Course content will include advocacy, marketing management, target markets, marketing mix, brand marketing, and marketing plans.  The course will also include social media marketing for libraries, archives, and records management which will include Web 2.0 and 3.0 introduction to social media marketing, social consumers, digital communities, social influences, user experience and user-centred design, privacy and ethics of social media.

Textbook(s)

Tracy L. Tuten and Michael R. Solomon 2018, Social Media Marketing, 3rd edition, Sage Publications Ltd, Thousand Oaks, CA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 3 hrs x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online (Online resources, moderated discussions, and other online interactions) 3 hrs 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, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% Weekly
Essay 2500 words 35% N/A
Report 3000 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% Weekly
Essay 2500 words 35% N/A
Report 3000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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.

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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

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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