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COM114 Presentation for Communicators (8)

Abstract

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.

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Session 1
OnlineBathurst Campus
On CampusBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: COM114
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool 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

Syllabus

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

Specialised Resources

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

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.