PACM1101 Communication in Practice
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period Online Online Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 1 Albany Face to face
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Level 1 complementary unit in the Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage major sequence
- The area of knowledge for this unit is Society and Culture
- Category B broadening unit for students
- Level 1 elective
- This unit aims to enhance students' analytical, research and communication skills across the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (ABLE)
- Students are able to (1) critically consider the contexts and variables that impact effective academic and professional communication; (2) conduct research and analyse evidence; (3) construct a logical and persuasive argument; (4) apply academic and reflective writing structures and styles; (5) employ visual, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques persuasively; and (6) develop professional interpersonal skills.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) research essay; (2) participation and reflective journal; and (3) team project and presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Antony Gray
- Unit rules
- Advisable prior study:
- This unit is designed for students who speak English as a primary language, or with native-like proficiency. Students who speak English as an additional language are recommended to complete PACM1100 prior to undertaking this unit.
- ENGL2280 Professional Writing; COMM1901 Communication in Practice; SOCS1901 Communication in Practice
- Contact hours
- 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.