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*Not offered at the Geelong Waterfront Campus in 2012, re-offered 2013.
(B, G, W, S*, X)
Trimester 1 (B, G, W, S*, X) or Trimester 3 (X)**
**The Trimester 3 off campus offering is available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses only.
|Unit chair:||A Chalkley|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit introduces students to various approaches available to the study of communication and to some critical 'tools' with which to examine a variety of communication texts and practices, such as film, advertising and news media. Topics of study include non-verbal communication, culture, narrative, discourse, workplace communication, semiotics, digital/new media, and how audiences make meaning. The unit examines the links between communication and power, paying particular attention to issues of ideology, gender, and ethnicity.
Online work - 2000 words equivalent, 50%
Research essay - 2000 words, 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.