Study time commitment: seven to ten hours
The learning outcomes for this module are to:
The module is made up of four units.
This unit explores the barriers to communication and how miscommunication may occur. It explores the communication channels open to you and enables you to develop your communication network.
You will be introduced to a number of tools and techniques to help you to develop better listening and questioning techniques.
A unit focused on the presentation skills required to communicate your research, with tools and techniques to utilise when communicating complex information to all. You will also explore the impact of body language – both your own and that of the audience you are engaging with. Opportunities for peer feedback are also available.
This unit helps you explore how your own institution communicates and how it might be able to support you. It also looks at social media and some activities to develop your use of all the platforms available to you.