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Learning and Communicating Online

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: COM10003

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 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.


  • 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

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