Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6946 - Communication in Professional Contexts A

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Morrison

Description

The aim of this unit is to introduce students to different communication models and to the specific features involved in communicative processes. Students develop skills in the analysis of structures of written language as well as an awareness of language variation relative to professional contexts. In this unit students examine and produce a number of real workplace texts. Topics include written workplace genres, managing the relationship between writer and reader, negotiating action, building texts and representing the world of work.

Assessments

1x1000wd assignment on argumentation (25%), 1x2000wd plain English assignment (30%), 1x1000wd take-home exam (25%), participation (20%)

Textbooks

ENGL6946 Course Reader

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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