CMS1000 Communication and Scholarship (FOART)


Semester 1 (ONC)Toowoomba (ONC)Fraser Cst (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 2 (ONC)Toowoomba (ONC)Fraser Cst (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Communication & Media Studies) Band 1


Synopsis

This course presents an introduction to the theory and practice of Communication, with particular application to academic and professional settings. Students study the processes of research and scholarship, and of tailoring communication for specific audiences. Students develop an understanding of barriers to communication, and strategies which can be used to overcome these barriers. Verbal and nonverbal communication thinking skills, and the dynamics of interpersonal and group communication will be explored. Students also gain the written, verbal and personal transferable skills essential to their role in a rapidly changing environment.