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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 Brown|
|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.
Reflective Writing Exercise 25%
In-class (or online) Presentation 25%
Essay (2000 words) 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.