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.
|Unit name||Communicating Research|
|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|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- 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.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
2 hour weekly seminar (9 weeks) and a conference (6 hours)
|Assessment||Oral presentation of research and conference participation (40%)|Abstract for a journal or conference (15%)|Assignment (25%)|Critical Reflection (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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