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CMS1100 Communicating in the Sciences

Short Description: Communicating in the Sciences
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100700 - Communication & Media Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 October 2019

Other requisites

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 and academic and scientific scholarship. Students study the processes of academic and scientific reading and writing, including research and note taking skills and critical and analytical skills. Students will also study the processes involved in tailoring communication for specific audiences, in analysing tasks and in developing and structuring academic and scientific arguments. The importance of identifying and analysing sound arguments is also covered, along with the development of students' oral presentation, interpersonal and group/team communication skills.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 Online