Teaching dates for Spring 2019: Monday 28th October to Friday 29thNovember
This unit explores the relationship between contemporary communications technologies and practices, and social and environmental change. Students will develop their understanding of, and practical skills in, the use of media for advocating for change. Students will examine the communication and media practices of a range of local and international, political and civil society campaigns, which may include NGOs, advocacy organisations and protest movements. The unit includes a field trip.
|Unit name||Communication for Change|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Gabi Mocatta
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|1||2020: $1,671.00||2020: $4,890.00||100799|
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Teaching Pattern: 39 hours, taught face-to-face in Hobart and online.
5 x 1hr online lecture, 2x 2hr evening face-face workshops, 2x all day field trips, and 2 x long day face-to-face workshops
8,000 words or equivalent internal assessment comprising:
Critical essay (20%)
Pitch of communications concept (30%)
Practical media production or professional strategic communications plan (50%)
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