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ATS3768

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Peter Murphy

Notes

Previously coded COM3800

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to fundamental structures, mediums and forms of communication.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. an understanding of fundamental structures of communication (rhetorical, dramatic, narrative, comedic, dialogic, etc)
  2. an understanding of key communicative mediums (language, material, network, aesthetic, etc)
  3. an understanding of key forms of social communication (public, organizational, small group, intimate, etc)

Assessment

Written work: 100% (4500 words)

Contact hours

One 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour seminar per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Communications

Prerequisites

Minor sequence in Communications or other approved discipline