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CMS1000 Communication and Scholarship

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 17 April 2014

Other requisites

Students who have completed or are enrolled in CMS1000 Communication and Scholarship cannot enrol in CMS1009 Communication in Academic and Professional Contexts.

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

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

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2013 External