|Short Description:||Communication and Scholarship|
|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|
Enrolment is not permitted in CMS1000 if MGT1200 has been previously completed.
Students who have completed or are enrolled in CMS1000 Communication and Scholarship cannot enrol in CMS1009 Communication in Academic and Professional Contexts, CMS1007 Building Professional Nursing Attributes A or CMS1100 Communicating in the Sciences.
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
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, critical 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.