HDS101 - Communication and Diversity
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Average of 3 hours
This unit provides an understanding of the principles of effective communication and how these may be applied in relating to individuals who communicate in different and diverse ways with a focus on people with a disability. Topics include: introduction to interpersonal and professional communication techniques, including written communication, communication considerations for people with different ethnic, social and linguistic backgrounds; verbal and non-verbal communication considerations for people with disabilities throughout the lifespan; augmentative and alternative communication; communicating with people with a variety of disabilities including intellectual disability, visual and hearing impairments.
Assessment task 1: Quiz (multiple choice) 20%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (1200 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: 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.