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ALR276 - Ethical Communication and Citizenship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Richie Barker





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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.


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

Essay 1000 words, 30%

Written assignment 10%

Essay 50%

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