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Online unit

Learning and Communicating Online

Overview of the unit

Unit code: COM10003
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit will introduce fundamentals of communication and learning in an online environment. Students will gain increased capability in a range of skills such as online written communication, collaboration in individual and group work, and critiquing and analysing a variety of information sources. Students will be encouraged to draw on their own understanding and experience while contributing and sharing ideas with peers.

Content

  • Social media and communication technologies
  • Models of online communication
  • Current and evolving learning theories
  • Identifying and evaluating sources of knowledge
  • Critical analysis skills
  • Referencing and attributing sources
  • Creating and publishing in the online environment
  • Strategies for reflecting on your own and others work

This unit is found in:

  • Bachelor of Media and Communication with a Major in Media Studies.
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication with a Major in Public Relations.
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication with a Major in Advertising.
  • Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Criminology.
  • Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Behavioural Studies.
  • Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Security and International Relations.
  • Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Security and Counter Terrorism.
  • Bachelor of Psychological Sciences.
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood).
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary).