Courses & Units

Communicating Research HOS400

Introduction

What is the story of your research? Who is your audience, and how can you attract and persuade them to engage with your research? This unit focuses on communicating research to diverse audiences, and how researchers can contribute to scholarly and public debate on important contemporary issues. You will develop advanced communication skills, such as oral presentation, academic writing, scholarly collaboration, professional communication, and public engagement.

Summary

Unit name Communicating Research
Unit code HOS400
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
College Office - CALE
Discipline English|Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|Philosophy and Gender Studies|Politics and International Relations|Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator Doctor Rebe Taylor
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate research using a range of scholarly and professional methods, including written and oral forms.
  • Articulate a position within complex public and scholarly debates relating to contemporary issues.
  • Critically reflect on effective methods for communicating research to different audiences.
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hour weekly seminar (9 weeks) and a conference (6 hours)

AssessmentOral presentation of research and conference participation (40%)|Abstract for a journal or conference (15%)|Assignment (25%)|Critical Reflection (20%)
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Textbooks

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