Communication and Information Management

Unit code: VIT1103 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
India Online
VU Brisbane
VU Sydney
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Overview
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Overview

This unit aims to develop a set of skills associated with professional communication such as oral and written; including technical and online. Students locate and assemble reliable relevant sources of information for analysis and presentation. Content includes an overview of the Internet, characteristics and functions of browsers, resources on the Internet, using search engines effectively, and application of IT technology to information gathering and reporting.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Conduct basic research by collating and synthesising information from a variety of sources;
  2. Assess and evaluate resources and make judgements and decisions on their reliability and validity;
  3. Demonstrate clear professional communication for specific purposes;
  4. Plan and apply a variety of approaches to design and present researched information to given problem; and
  5. Collaborate with others using effective interpersonal skills to design and develop online material, with responsibility for own output.
  6. Participate in an academic community through reflective and critical engagement and understanding of principles of academic integrity.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 20%
3 x Online Quizzes
Assessment type: Portfolio
|
Grade: 30%
3 x Professional Communication Tasks
Assessment type: Project
|
Grade: 50%
Group Assignment (35%) & Oral Presentation (15%)
Assessment type: Other
|
Grade: 0%
Evidence of completion of the Academic Integrity Modules

Other locations

For students studying at India Online
Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 20%
Online Quizzes
Assessment type: Portfolio
|
Grade: 30%
Professional communication portfolio
Assessment type: Project
|
Grade: 50%
Research project
Assessment type: Other
|
Grade: 0%
Evidence of completion of the Academic Integrity Modules
For students studying at Henan University
Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 20%
Online Quizzes
Assessment type: Portfolio
|
Grade: 30%
Professional Communication Portfolio
Assessment type: Report
|
Grade: 50%
Group Assignment (35%) & Oral Presentation (15%)
Assessment type: Other
|
Grade: 0%
Evidence of completion of the Academic Integrity Modules
For students studying at VU Sydney
Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 20%
3 x Online Quizzes
Assessment type: Portfolio
|
Grade: 30%
3 x Professional Communication Tasks
Assessment type: Project
|
Grade: 50%
Group Assignment (35%) & Oral Presentation (15%)
Assessment type: Other
|
Grade: 0%
Evidence of completion of the Academic Integrity Modules

Required reading

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