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ALR276 - Ethical Communication and Citizenship

Offering information:

Final year of offer 2015

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:K Demetrious
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

Seminar (campus mode) or Cloud (online) participation (Cloud (online) mode) 10%

Essay 1000 words, 30%

Written assignment 10%

Essay 50%

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