Communication Trends and Innovation G (11630.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Arts And Communications||Graduate Level|| 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)
In this unit students will be exposed to the latest 'live' communication trends and innovations from professional contexts. Students will engage with industry and academic experts, including academics from the University of Canberras News and Media Research Centre. Students will track and evaluate contemporary technological, social and economic trends and then apply this knowledge to real-world scenarios. Students will develop innovative thinking skills and will be working at the leading edge in the communication and media field.
Learning outcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Assess and articulate how trends are used to drive communication innovation for optimal practice;
2. Interpret and intellectually engage with theoretical and practical applications of media communication; and
3. Investigate a l 'live' communication trend and judge its relevance and impact to a specified field or industry.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
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 - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Dr David Nolan|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||Online||Dr David Nolan|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||Online||Dr David Nolan|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||On-Campus||Dr David Nolan|
Weekly reading materials for this unit will be supplied via the Unit Canvas site.
Students are expected to keep up with weekly lectures and reading materials, and attend classes, ensuring that they set aside the required amount of time for class participation each week. Students are also expected to actively participate in class, engaging actively with discussion questions assigned by their tutor as well as critically, productively and respectfully engaging with their peers' work, ideas and perspectives.
Required IT skills
Basic computer skills and familiarity with UC's online learning systems.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 2, 2023, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (214150)
- Semester 2, 2023, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (214149)
- Semester 2, 2022, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (208760)
- Semester 2, 2022, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (208759)
- Semester 2, 2021, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (203716)
- Semester 2, 2021, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (203323)