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ALR276 - Ethical Communication and Citizenship

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Richie Barker

Trimester 3: Kristin Demetrious

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Trimester 1;

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week (Burwood, Waurn Ponds)

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

 

Trimester 3:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The unit examines organisational use of public communication and its links with citizenship, responsibility and accountability, paying particular attention to activism and new approaches in public relations and community engagement. Using case studies of consultation with local and regional communities, it explores how organisations use formal and informal communication in an environment of social, cultural and political change and increasing globalisation.

Assessment

Practising the principles, 30%, 1200 word equivalent

Minor essay, 30%, 1200 words

Major essay, 40%, 1600 words

Unit Fee Information

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