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Unit of Study COM10001 - Effective Communication (2014)

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  • Co-requisites

      BHS00161 Interpersonal Communication

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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1 demonstrate knowledge of a range of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills and their application to academic and work settings
2 articulate what some of the barriers are to effective communication
3 reflect on their own communication patterns and personal values and how these may impact on their ability to effectively communicate with other people
4 undertake a basic exploratory interview using some active listening, reflecting, and questioning skills
5 evaluate the effectiveness of their own use of communication skills in the exploratory interview.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of a range of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills and their application to academic and work settings
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  2. articulate what some of the barriers are to effective communication
    • GA6:
  3. reflect on their own communication patterns and personal values and how these may impact on their ability to effectively communicate with other people
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  4. undertake a basic exploratory interview using some active listening, reflecting, and questioning skills
    • GA6:
  5. evaluate the effectiveness of their own use of communication skills in the exploratory interview.
    • GA6:

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