COM114 Presentation for Communicators (8)

This subject provides an introduction to a range of contemporary professional presentation practices and issues. Mediated and non-mediated presentations and performances are explored in workshops and students develop a range of presentation skills, which will be of value throughout the course.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
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:
  • be able to present effectively in a range of contexts and media platforms
  • be able to present effective interpersonal, vocal and physical communication in mediated and non-mediated situations
  • be able to produce presentations individually and in groups, demonstrating clear understanding of audience needs and expectations
  • be able to reflect on their own communication styles, as well as those of others
  • be able to identify role and persona in a range of communication contexts
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Communication via different media channels and live performance
  • Use of language, voice and body in presentation
  • Contemporary communication styles in Australian and other cultural settings
  • Audience analysis and feedback
  • Role and persona in communication
  • Reflection skills
  • Working in groups
Special Resources

Students utilise existing authentic learning environments in the School, such as drama studios and  media centre facilities.

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.