HSRV201-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)

Communication in the Human Services

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

This course provides foundation knowledge and skills in interpersonal communication. The context of human communication is considered in terms of the impact of gender, class and culture and how these elements mediate social relationships. The focus of the course is on enhancing communication effectiveness in different organisational contexts. An introduction to korero Maori is integral to the course in terms of the New Zealand context.

This course provides foundation knowledge and skills in interpersonal communications. The context of human communication is considered in terms of the impact of gender, class and culture and how these elements mediate social relationships. The focus of the course is on enhancing communication effectiveness in different organisational contexts.

Learning Goals:
1.  An introduction to various theories of communication
2.  To appreciate differences in communication styles and approaches
3.  To have an introduction to the various key concepts in tikanga Maori
4.  To increase confidence in communication skills and working in group settings
5.  To develop confidence in oral presentation skills

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Pre-requisites

HSRV103 and HSRV104; or, 15 points at 100 level in HSRV and 30 points at 100 level from either Schedule C to the BSW, Schedule V to the BA, or
Schedules C or
E to the BCJ; or
60 points at 100 level from the BA, BSW or
BCJ.

Restrictions

SOWK201

Equivalent Courses

SOWK201

Course Coordinator

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Narrated Power Point 25% Due date to be advised
Website evaluations 25% Due date to be advised
Tutorial participation 10% Due date to be advised
Online Test 40% Due date to be advised

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All HSRV201 Occurrences

  • HSRV201-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021
  • HSRV201-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)