ALW117 - Professional Writing for Work
|Year||2015 unit information|
|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)
|Unit chair:||A Burns|
Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
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.
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.
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|
* 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.