REFLECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL WORK

SWP2REF

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students explore and critically reflect upon their own communication as well as communication in the world around them. They also begin to examine social work communication. The subject is underpinned by an ecological-developmental conceptual framework. Communication between individuals and within and with couples, families, groups, organisations and communities is addressed. Students are experientially introduced to beginning interpersonal communication skills. They are also encouraged to experiment with and reflect upon a range of creative forms of communication and multimedia. Communication within contexts of diversity, along with the ethics of communication are emphasised throughout the subject.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subject from (SWP1SWB). Must be enrolled in HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM (BHS&MSW). All others require coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunicating as professionalsPrescribedArchee, Raymond; Mohan, Terry, 1930; Gurney, Myra, 20133RD EDN, CENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

02. Communicate clearly, ethically and in a reflective manner;

Activities:
Workshop exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Communicate clearly and coherently within a context of diversity.

Activities:
Workshop exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate an understanding of basic communication skills and the capacity to be reflective

Activities:
Workshop exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Identify alternative forms of communication

Activities:
Workshop exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Locate communication across the ecological-developmental continuum

Activities:
Workshop exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarran Stonehouse

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 21
Twelve 1.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.
"Twelve hours of teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word review25 02, 04
one 2,000 word essay50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one team presentation (10 minutes per student)25 04, 05

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.
"Twelve hours of teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word review25 02, 04
one 2,000 word essay50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one team presentation (10 minutes per student)25 04, 05

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia McNamara

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.
"Twelve hours of teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word review25 02, 04
one 2,000 word essay50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one team presentation (10 minutes per student)25 04, 05

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.
"Twelve hours of teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word review25 02, 04
one 2,000 word essay50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one team presentation (10 minutes per student)25 04, 05