CCI500 Professional Communication Trends and Influences (16)

Professional communication is a diverse and dynamic field spanning a range of contexts, disciplines and literatures. This subject helps students to ‘map’ the communication field and critically reflect on important trends and influences including social, technological, ethical, legal, cultural and practice issues, for the field generally, and for students’ particular discipline of interest.

Subject availability
Session 3 (90)
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • demonstrate ability to review, analyse and synthesise important trends and influences on the field of communication
  • demonstrate ability to reflect critically on trends and influences from different stakeholder and other perspectives
  • demonstrate ability to think critically about tensions between change and status quo within their own field of practice, and make high level judgments concerning future trends or policy
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Technological, ethical, societal, cultural, legal, media, ownership and other trends influencing professional communication
  • Communication practice, professionalism and stakeholder perspectives
  • Power, symbolic power and discourse
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.