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BLAR11049 Built Environment Communication and Skills
Built Environment Communication and Skills
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General Information

Overview

This unit introduces you to elementary communication concepts that are relevant to a career in the built environment. Topics include writing and presentation, basic mathematics as applicable in the built environment, interpretation commonly used in industry documentation, effective plan and specification reading and analysis, academic referencing and library skills, oral and written communication, negotiation, teamwork, conflict resolution, and ethical issues. The unit develops your ability to use the learning management systems, unit profile, resource materials, and study guides. All topics are discussed in a technical context with an emphasis on practical exercises and their application in the built environment. The unit will introduce you to the core elements of social innovative practice and how these principles can be applied to a range of cultural and environmental contexts.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 1
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 2 - 2022

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 16 May 2022
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Student evaluation

Feedback

The lectures. The PowerPoint was sometimes slow and didn’t show up as they were being discussed.

Recommendation

A review of Zoom and current computer system will seek ways to improve the hosting experience.

Feedback from Student evaluation

Feedback

Enjoyed learning some basic math skills that I lacked at school.

Recommendation

Unit review will maintain the maths endorsement provided.

Feedback from Student evaluation

Feedback

Results/feedback for assessment 3 took too long.

Recommendation

Review will look at marking assistance to shorten return time.

Feedback from Student evaluation

Feedback

I liked how we could connect with the teacher before the live discussion if we had any doubts.

Recommendation

Consultation time before and after the scheduled online class will be retained.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Information for Unit Learning Outcomes has not been released yet.

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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This unit profile has not yet been finalised.