COM4001 - Researching and Writing Australia
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Dr Petra Glover
City (Melbourne) First semester 2008 (Day)
The ability to be able to find, use, assess and present information is crucial to those working in the communications industry. This unit focuses on research methods, sources and materials for the study and analysis of Australian society, both past and present. The range of sources studied includes biographical and bibliographical references, newspaper archives, ABS statistics and pictorial images, in both electronic and printed forms.
2 x papers (2000 words): 40%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week