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PRL8007 Deliberative Community Participation and Engagement

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication


This first part of the course introduces students to the historical and contemporary contexts of participation in organisations, and the development of organisational engagement with the diversity of all its publics. The second part examines a range of theoretical perspectives which provide a deep understanding of the typology, dynamics and power dimensions of engagement, particularly from a public relations perspective. The third part focuses on models, methods and challenges of managing and conducting engagement. The fourth part focuses on the importance of scholarship of engagement - a critical component in maintaining knowledge on current issues and developing continuing professional practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 Online