Organisational Communication (11106.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Examine the principles of organisational communication and its significance in change management and organisational culture;
2. Understand the global significance of corporate communication, including key aspects such as reputation, issues and crisis management and corporate social responsibility; and
3. Critically apply principles of relationship management and stakeholder engagement in fields such as public affairs, public relations and corporate communication.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Dr Glen Fuller|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Yoonmo Sang|
There is no required textbook, but the following textbooks are recommended:
Miller, K., & Barbour, J. (2015). Organizational communication approaches and processes. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
Mumby, D. K. (2019). Organizational communication: A critical introduction. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.
Please see 'Readings' listed each week under 'Timetable of Activities.' The required readings will be available on Canvas.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Discussion leaders are required to write a discussion post (i.e., a brief overview of the assigned article and discussion questions about the article) on Canvas by midnight Thursday of the week where his/her assigned reading is allocated.
Discussion respondents are required to post their responses by midnight Sunday of the week where his/her chosen original posting (by a discussion leader) is posted.
An online quiz will be given in Week 7.
- An annotated bibliography should be uploaded on Canvas before the deadline.
- The interview paper should be uploaded on Canvas before the deadline.
It would be very difficult to succeed in this unit if:
- lectures are not watched regualrly
- readings are not engaged with critically
- you do not engage with the discussion forum activities
Note: Students who attend campus for class or other purposes must play their part in keeping our campus and community safe by following these basic guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission:
- Practise good hand hygiene, washing hands regularly;
- If you do happen to cough or sneeze, please do so into the crook of your elbow, dispose of tissues immediately and wash hands immediately;
- Practise effective physical distancing;
- Follow all directions of teaching and other UC staff regarding safety measures;
- Stay off campus if you are unwell and get tested according to ACT Government guidelines, and
- Follow University communications about campus arrangements https://www.canberra.edu.au/coronavirus-advice
Required IT skills
This unit involves online meetings in real time using the Virtual Room in your UCLearn teaching site. The Virtual Room allows you to communicate in real time with your lecturer and other students. To participate verbally, rather than just typing, you will need a microphone. For best audio quality we recommend a microphone and speaker headset. For more information and to test your computer, go to the Virtual Room in your UCLearn site and 'Join Course Room'.
Work placement, internships or practicums