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ALW117 - Professional Writing for Work

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Burns
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: ALW217
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

This unit focuses on developing professional communication and flexible skills for employability in a twenty first century work environment. Students will explore ways of professionally representing themselves, organisations and community causes or social issues within the context of their own discipline-specific work requirements. They will use online techniques and tools and imaginative virtual world workplace scenarios to prepare themselves for academic, organisational and web writing for specific purposes in workplace contexts.

Assessment

Research paper 35%, 1400 words

Evaluation Reporting 35%, 1400 words

Persuasion online folio 30%, equivalent 1200 words

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* 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.

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