EAD110 - Communication Skills for Study and Work

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course A250, E200 or A200

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIX117, AIX160, ALW117, ALW227, ASC160, EAD103

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class and 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit will equip students with communication skills for tertiary study and the workplace. Students will learn how to make written and oral presentations, and practise these skills. Students will develop written communication skills in summarising, essay writing, referencing, sitting exams and avoiding plagiarism and collusion. Oral communication skills covered include threading together ideas into a presentation and developing these in a logical manner, engaging the audience, using appropriate vocabulary, speaking voice and eye contact.

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